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John Lombardo

John Lombardo covers basketball and the Arena Football League for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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NBA BOG Discussions To Include Revenue Sharing, CBA, Hawks Sale

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 14

The NBA BOG meets today and tomorrow at the St. Regis in N.Y. The agenda includes a revenue sharing update, a report by the league’s labor relations committee on collective bargaining matters and a discussion of the league’s new media-rights deal. Owners also will be briefed on the sale ...

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