Indiana Pacers player representative Danny Granger said early indications point to the players rejecting the league’s latest collective bargaining offer, according to a tweet by Mike Wells of the Indianapolis Star.
“From what I’ve seen and heard, the counter offer is the same they presented us a week ago, making a few minor changes that in the big scheme of things really did nothing to the deal” Granger told Wells. “I would expect the proposal to be rejected after all the players learn more about the deal. The next step I don’t know.”
The two sides met exhaustively over the past two days conducting negotiations in New York. Last night the NBA owners delivered a labor offer to the players that they described as their final proposal to the union. "We have made our revised proposal and we’re not planning to make another one,” Stern said last night. “The NBA awaits the response of the union.”