David Stern: NBA focused on labor deal
MILAN -- NBA commissioner David Stern insisted Sunday he hasn't thought about the effects of a possible lockout next year, and gave new assurances that the league and players' union remain focused on reaching a new labor agreement.
The sides are divided over the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement that expires June 30, raising fears of a possible lockout.
"We are actually focusing our efforts so entirely on reaching a deal that we haven't gone into a risk assessment mode ...
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