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National Basketball Association Players Association president Derek Fisher, center, speaks alongside Maurice Evans, left, and Billy Hunter, right, during a news conference after a marathon meeting with owners, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, in New York. Although no agreements have been reached, the two sides will meet again Thursday at noon in an effort to save what remains of the season after a protracted labor dispute engulfed the league. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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National Basketball Association Players Association president Derek Fisher, center, speaks alongside Maurice Evans, left, and Billy Hunter, right, during a news conference after a marathon meeting with owners, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, in New York. Although no agreements have been reached, the two sides will meet again Thursday at noon in an effort to save what remains of the season after a protracted labor dispute engulfed the league. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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