NBA Interest in NFL Lockout

On May 16, 2011, in Uncategorized, by charlalord

by Dr. Patrick Rishe, associate professor in economics, Walker School of Business as it appears on SportsMoney for 

Courtesy: AP

Many have predicted that the NBA is more likely to see missed games for their upcoming 2011-12 regular season than the NFL.

But NBA owners have been and will continue watching the NFL’s labor struggles with great interest.  Because if the courts keep the NFL from accessing $4 billion in TV revenue, award $707 million in damages to players, and uphold Susan Nelson’s injunction to lift the lockout, NBA owners might become a bit more agreeable and we might not miss any basketball games at all.

Read more including why the NBA is more likely to miss action than the NFL.

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