Found November 13, 2011 on Orlando Magic Daily:
Orlando, Fla. (2-3) vs. (4-2)   Time/TV: 6 p.m./Who am I kidding?Line: What Line?Tickets: Good luck with that...Season Series: None Video Vault: 1) While many current NBA players and former Magic stars are congregating in Orlando for a charity basketball game, the NBA's labor issues loom large, writes Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel. This could be the last hint of professional basketball in Orlando for a while. 2) Monday there will be a vote of sorts on the collective bargaining agreement with some proposed revisions. What those revisions are or whether the union reps will go for it is a completely different question. 3) NBA player rep Etan Thomas wrote an op-ed piece for ESPN.com highlighting his stance on several issues in the labor lockout. Matt Moore of Pro Basketball Talk provides some perspective and response. 4) It may not be the best deal for the players, but with games going by the wayside and the season on the verge of cancellation, the players ...
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