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Owners hold the keys in the lockout

Updated: September 30, 2011, 1:31 PM ET
By Stephen A. Smith | ESPNLosAngeles.com

The prolonged NBA lockout that's officially threatening to cancel the 2011-12 season has never been about Good Guys vs. Bad Guys, because neither exists on either side. This is all about what both sides perceive as their fair share.

But the second the players realize that fairness does not exist -- primarily because it isn't relevant when the opposition possesses insurmountable leverage -- is the second we can all get back to dismissing the notion that LeBron James deserves to be ...

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