There's A Ton Of Money On The Line In NBA's New Labor Talks
It's time for new talks between the NBA and players, and a giant new $24 billion TV deal makes it that much more tense.By Carter Woodiel | September 2, 2015
Negotiations are underway for the NBA's next collective bargaining agreement, and the players are hoping this time will be different.
NBA fans don’t have fond memories of the fall of 2011, the last time the CBA was up for debate. Team owners locked the players out after rounds of thorny collective bargaining negotiations, pushing back the start of the season to Christmas Day.
Like last time, the biggest sticking point is the amount of revenue passed down to the players. As you might expect, the players want a bigger piece of the pie while the owners want to maintain the status quo.