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Roger Mason: We're nowhere near a deal

Posted on: September 13, 2011 2:58 pm
Edited on: September 13, 2011 2:59 pm
Posted by Royce Young

Please tell me you were hacked again, Roger Mason Jr. Because I like those kind of tweets much more.

After the league and players wrapped a major five and a half hour bargaining session in New York Tuesday, there was some feeling that a little movement could have been made. Contributing towards that? Mason's infamous "Looking like a season. How u." tweet.

Some of the old "We're pessimistic and it's not happening!" talk emerged from today's meeting, but I don't take that as there's no chance of anything happening. There's still a month until real damage is done. There's still two weeks until camps would be starting. There's time. It's called negotiation for a reason. It's not like both sides are all of a sudden going to just walk in there and start laying out plans, start shaking hands and hugging. Both sides are dug in and stubborn with hardline positions. It's still going to be messy until the bitter end.

Roger Mason seems to want to be the mouthpiece for all labor news and today's wasn't near as fun as his "How u" tweet. I wish someone would ground him from Twitter.

Since: Aug 23, 2009
Posted on: September 13, 2011 3:32 pm

Roger Mason: We're nowhere near a deal

Nobody is going to think twice when NBA gets locked out. The NFL is going to get even more popular (if that's possible) and the NBA is going to lose whatever fans it gained from the LBJ hatefast last year. Go Lions!!!

Since: Oct 26, 2010
Posted on: September 13, 2011 3:23 pm

Mo Money!

the players hold all the cards--they should hold out long term for a lot more money.  The billionaire owners can't make any money without the superstar players. 

Since: Jun 24, 2011
Posted on: September 13, 2011 3:05 pm

Roger Mason: We're nowhere near a deal

Long Day? Huh? Are the negotiations taking place in London?  It's 3:00 in NYC.  That's not even a full day, let alone a long day.  Unbelievable.

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