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NBA lockout: No end in sight

November 21, 2011 |  8:30 am

David Stern

--The Times' Chris Foster writes an extensive obituary on former Laker Walt Hazzard.'s David Aldridge says former President Clinton should intervene in the labor talks.

--The Deseret News' Lee Benson argues Derek Fisher represents a spoiled NBA player.

--Michael H. Goldberg, executive director of the NBA Coaches Assn., writes an open letter posted by both Sports Illustrated and the New York Times urging players and owners to broker a deal as soon as possible.

--Sheridan Hoops' Mark Heisler wonders tongue-in-cheek how the NBA lockout will further proceed.

--Fox Sports' Randy Hill says NBA players need to seriously consider playing overseas.

--Sports Illustrated's Zach Lowe remains skeptical of the NBA achieving competitive balance.

--The New York Times' Rob Mahoney notes that the owners have little incentive to restart negotiations.

--ESPN's Shelley Smith talks to Rasheed Hazzard about his father, Walt Hazzard, who died Friday.

--Yahoo! Sports' Marc Spears talks to Celtics forward Paul Pierce, who says it's up to the owners to start settlement talks with the players.'s Mike Trudell highlights the organization's recent visit to Long Beach Senior Center.

--The Orange County Register's Mark Whicker reflects on Walt Hazzard's death.

--Forum Blue and Gold's Darius Soriano replays one of Magic Johnson's most memorably playoff performances.

Tweet of the day: "I see some players putting in Labor and grave yard shift hrs. Some want to play. And some sitting back comfortable instead of supporting!!" -- MettaWorldPeace (Lakers forward Metta World Peace)

-- Mark Medina

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Photo: NBA Commissioner David Stern has continued to hold the line for the owners during labor negotiations with the players union. Credit: Patrick McDermott / Getty Images