"A group of 50 NBA players intend to push for the dissolution of their union if a new round of labor negotiations fails this weekend, or if the talks produce an unpalatable deal, according to a person who has spoken to the players. The movement was said to be entirely player-driven, and borne of a frustration with the pace of talks between the league and union leaders"
With no real breakthroughs in talks today, NBA will have to cancel rest of Oct. preseason games and, finally, start of regular season. Progress was minimal today, and sides will reconvene on Monday in New York.
Told optimism is so high in NFL, players talks over labor deal that expectation is for a framework agreement in about two weeks