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Published April 7, 2011
EYES ON THE PRIZE: In N.Y., Mitch Lawrence wrote with the CBA between the NBA and players union expiring June 30, the “grim reality is that once the NBA completes its marathon playoff run in June, the lockout will be front and center.” NBPA Exec Dir Billy Hunter said, "I think the owners are waiting to see what happens with the NFL case, just as we are. We've talked about decertifying, like the NFL players have. We might want to go that route, too, but let's see what happens in Minneapolis first" (NYDAILYNEWS.com, 4/6).