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10-16-2012, 12:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Rockie View Post
See, the thing is that the league wants an 82 game season. If they can't get a deal done within, say, a week, the season's as good as over. If they're going to chop games, the owners may just as well screw the players out of everything they own.
Not necessarily. The priority is 82 game season. I read somewhere that as long as things get done by 12/1, an 82 game season is doable, just not as comfortably than starting on 11/2. That being said, they'd settle on a 60+ game season if this falls through. Some money is better than no money.

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