David Stern: Foreign play not 'great idea'

Updated: August 3, 2011, 1:39 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- David Stern thinks the only people NBA players are threatening by going overseas is themselves.

The NBA Commissioner dismissed the notion that it's a bargaining tactic, warning it could divide the union and possibly jeopardize players' contracts if they were to be seriously injured.

Locked out by the league, numerous players have said they would consider playing overseas. Yet Stern tells The Associated Press there are "maybe 10, 15, even 20 players who might, might be ...

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