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NBA Union Disbands

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The National Basketball Players Association has elected to disband, putting the rest of what was already a lockout-shortened season in jeopardy. According to reports, the players said they had had enough with the negotiations and were not prepared to continue. Disbanding the union gives the players the freedom to sue the N.B.A.

Commissioner David Stern has said that the N.B.A. is about to enter a “nuclear winter.” Will there be any N.B.A. ball this year? What’s expected in the days and weeks to come? What affect does this next step have on your business, your social life, your winter plans?

What’s in store for the rest of the basketball season?

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