NBA owners and locked-out players held a marathon negotiating session Wednesday - and essentially Thursday morning - after meeting for more than 15 hours in New York City.
It was the first face-to-face talks between the sides since negotiations broke down last Thursday. NBA commissioner David Stern, who missed the last session with the flu, rejoined the discussions.
CBSSports.com, citing a source involved in the talks, reported that any progress made involved "small moves."
There is still hope for an 82-game schedule, although neither side divulged how that is possible or even the progress made toward that goal.
Last week, the sides met for 30 hours over three days in the presence of a federal mediator. The talks accomplished little, as mediator George Cohen stepped away from the proceedings and the union accused the owners of lying to the media.
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