** FILE ** In this Nov. 10, 2011, file photo, NBA commissioner David Stern speaks during a news conference in New York. NBA owners and players reached a tentative agreement early Saturday morning, Nov. 26, 2011, to end the 149-day lockout. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

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** FILE ** In this Nov. 10, 2011, file photo, NBA commissioner David Stern speaks during a news conference in New York. NBA owners and players reached a tentative agreement early Saturday morning, Nov. 26, 2011, to end the 149-day lockout. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)