First post-lockout talks planned

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Finally. It seems ridiculous that all these players are planning to go overseas and the lockout has barely lasted a month.

I guess football players are tougher than basketball players in more ways than once. You didn't see NFL players talking about jumping over to the CFL as soon as that lockout started.

The two sides are supposed to meet on Wednesday, which will be the first time they've met since June 30th.'s Steve Aschburner:

Next week's session is expected to include key figures, from commissoner David Stern and deputy commissioner Adam Silver to NBPA executive director Billy Hunter and NBA players. Two meetings in July to finalize calculations related to 2010-11 basketball-related income (BRI) on which the NBA's player-compensation system is based were attended by staff members from both sides.