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Survey: Players expect to play in '11-12

Updated: June 30, 2011, 8:39 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

The NBA is facing a lockout, but there may be reason for hope that the labor dispute will not wipe out basketball through the end of they year.

In a survey conducted by ESPNChicago.com, ESPNDallas.com and ESPNLosAngeles.com with the rosters of three teams that made the playoffs in 2010-11, only 10 out of 37 players who responded (27 percent, not counting six abstentions) believed a lockout would last six months or longer. A work stoppage lasting longer than six months would ensure Game 6 ...

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