Originally written October 27, 2011 on Knicks Journal :
Though the two sides were not expected to meet for quite some time following an explosive end to meetings last Thursday, the NBA and its Players Union met Wednesday into the wee hours of Thursday morning in an attempt to finally put an end to the NBA lockout.Unfortunately, the gap between the two sides is still so wide that any progress is not yet viewed as significant, but representatives from both sides emerged past 3:30 AM Thursday morning giving off positive vibes. Though Commissioner David Stern seemed a bit subdued (rather than upbeat), his manner could be attributed to the time of morning. The fact of the matter is that whenever the two sides come out of these meetings not in an enraged state, they have to be making some sort of progress.Both sides agreed the meeting was more productive than last week's battle. There was certainly optimism in the air, as talk of a 82 game season was evident, although it is perhaps not as likely. There is a commitment to work towards an ag...
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