NBA lockout: Nuclear winter brings uncertainty
--The Times' Mike Bresnahan talked to legal experts who believed that, regardless of the outcome, the court case will prove to be a drawn-out process. That's the first sign of the so-called "nuclear winter."
--NBA.com's Steve Aschburner notes that settlement talks may be the next step in lockout negotiations.
--Sports Illustrated's Sam Amick blames both sides for the current work stoppage.
--The next step for the players union involves filing a motion for summary judgment, asking for three times the amount of salary players lose during the lockout. CBSSports.com's Ken Berger estimates that reaches $2 billion in two months.
--The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding faults the players' agents for their involvement with the NBA lockout.
--Ball Don't Lie's Kelly Dwyer looks at what's in the store for the remaining lockout.
--Lakers.com's Mike Trudell profiles assistant coach Darvin Ham.
--Fox Sports' Billy Witz argues the owners can salvage the season.
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