Report: David Stern To Deliver Revised Offer To NBA Players
Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports via Twitter that NBA commissioner David Stern will conduct an evening call with the owners' labor relations committee -- and that, following that call, Stern will "deliver union a revised offer" Thursday night, according to his sources.
And this revised offer is a sign of progress in the negotiations, Wojnarowski was quick to clarify in a follow-up tweet. It will be based on what has been discussed in the last two days of negotiations and will not be the more-owner-friendly post-ultimatum offer that Stern had promised if a deal wasn't reached by 5:00 Wednesday. This news continues the recent trend toward positive vibes from this latest round of talks, and holds out the hope that after 133 days, the lockout may finally be reaching a conclusion. The news Thursday followed more than 12 hours of negotiation on Wednesday.