NBA lays off 114 employees
NEW YORK -- The NBA laid off 114 people the past two days, planned cost-cutting moves that a league spokesman said Thursday are "not a direct result of the lockout."
The laid-off employees represent about 11 percent of the league office workforce in New York, New Jersey and internationally.
Spokesman Mike Bass told The Associated Press the layoffs are "not a direct result of the lockout but rather a response to the same underlying issue; that is, the league's expenses far outpace ...
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