NBA owners, players plan 3rd straight day of talks

Posted by: MBR on Thu Oct 20th, 2011 7:15 am
NBA owners, players plan 3rd straight day of talksThe Associated Press NEW YORK — After another long day of negotiations, NBA players and owners hammered out plans for another meeting.That’s not the deal Commissioner David Stern wanted, but it’s better than the cancellations that could have come if talks fall through.Both sides seemed to have plenty to talk about. After an eight-hour meeting Wednesday brought their time together to more than 24 hours over two days, federal mediator George Cohen said they would resume bargaining Thursday afternoon.“Everyone is extremely focused on the core issues, the difficult issues that confront them,” Cohen said.for full story ... -of-talks/