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NBA players reject league's offer, season on the skids

The NBA players union rejected the owner's final offer for a new collective bargaining agreement and are now set to disband and take the matter to court. Commissioner David Stern says the entire season is now in jeopardy.
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The NBA players union rejected the owner's final offer for a new collective bargaining agreement and are now set to disband and take the matter to court. Commissioner David Stern says the entire season is now in jeopardy.

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