Talks Nearly Blew Up Twice Wednesday?
But there still are miles to go, hours to burn. Eventually, each side will have to take a tentative agreement to its constituents for a vote. It will take 30 days, Stern has said, to actually begin play.
From given what sounds like static positions — not far but not all that close, either — that horizon continues to roll.
One source told NBA.com that the negotiations remain fragile. “It could blow up at any minute,” he said. “It almost blew up a couple of times [Wednesday], but it didn’t.”