Ball in NBA owners' court over lockout

Professional basketball fixtures in the US are still on hold as owners and players argue over money A huge American business with an estimated annual revenue of $4.3 billion (€3 billion) will lie idl

30th October, 2011
Ron Artest of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots against Timofey Mozgov of the New York Knicks last February in Madison Square Garden, New York City Photo: getty

Professional basketball fixtures in the US are still on hold as owners and players argue over money

A huge American business with an estimated annual revenue of $4.3 billion (€3 billion) will lie idle this week as the consequence of a labour dispute. The business in question is professional basketball. The National Basketball Association (NBA) had been scheduled to start its season on Tuesday, but its stars are suffering a lockout that was imposed by...

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