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**FILE** Union executive director Billy Hunter speaks Nov. 8, 2011, during a news conference in New York as Player's association president Derek Fisher (right) and other NBA players look on. (Associated Press)

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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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Union executive director Billy Hunter received two proposals Sunday regarding the split of basketball-related income, but neither was deemed acceptable. (Associated Press)

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In this Sept. 15, 2011 photo, Los Angeles Lakers' Derek Fisher, center, president of the NBA players union, is joined by union executive director Billy Hunter, right, and NBA players during a news conference in Las Vegas. With progress stalled since talks broke off over the revenue split, the union's executive committee is to meet in New York. Union President Fisher and executive director Hunter sent separate letters to members this week denying reports about a rift. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

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After labor negotiations broke down Tuesday, NBAPA executive director Billy Hunter said, "Our guys have indicated a willingness to lose games." The NBA season is scheduled to begin Nov. 1. (Associated Press)

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NBA Players Association president Derek Fisher, right, NBA union chief Billy Hunter, left, and LA Lakers' Theo Ratliff arrive at a midtown hotel for a meeting with the NBA, Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Union chief Billy Hunter speaks to reporters after a meeting with the NBA, Thursday, June 30, 2011 in New York. Hunter says "it's obvious the lockout will happen tonight" after players and owners failed to reach a new collective bargaining agreement, potentially putting the 2011-12 season in jeopardy. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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**FILE** National Basketball Players Association union president and Los Angeles Lakers guard Derek Fisher (center) listens as NBPA executive director Billy Hunter (right) speaks during a news conference in New York on June 23, 2011, with NBA players standing behind them. (Associated Press)