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Woj: Agents Threatening to Derail NBA Labor Deal

Privately, the most influential player agents in the business swear they won’t let Billy Hunter cut a crippling collective bargaining deal. They won’t let his parting gift to the union membership be deeper concessions, givebacks to the owners. They can’t storm the negotiating room in New York this week, but they believe they can ultimately stop the ratifying of a deal. They can deliver the percentage of players needed to decertify the union. They believe they still can unleash holy hell on this sure, steady capitulation to the NBA. "The players don’t want to make these kinds of concessions, yet the union keeps giving them," one agent in a prominent firm told Yahoo! Sports. "The union hasn’t been listening to its players." Oy. There's just too many variables in this equation to know how or when it's going to end.
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