NBA finally coming back
This report just in from ESPN:
NEW YORK — The NBA owners and players have reached a tentative agreement to end the lockout.
“We have reached a tentative understanding that is subject to a variety of approvals and very complex machinations,” NBA comissioner David Stern said. “But we’re optimistic that will all come to pass and the NBA season will begin on December 25, Christmas Day.”
“We’re very pleased that we’ve come this far. We’re optimistic it will hold and we’ll have ourselves an NBA season.”
After a secret meeting earlier this week, the sides met for more than 15 hours Friday, working to try to save the season. Under the deal, a 66-game season would begin on Christmas.
This handshake deal still must be ratified by both owners and players.
We have three words to say about this matter: