Fisher: Players Union and League Far Away From Deal & The Top NBA News

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After Wednesday’s meeting between the Players Union and the League, both sides were at an impasse over several issues. Union President Derek Fisher said that the talks were not very encouraging and that their proposal remained unchanged. The current labor deal will expire on June 30th, and if a new deal is not agreed upon then, the league will be locked-out.

Labor Talks remain tense: Real GM

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Gilbert Arenas has been fined by the NBA for his recent Twitter comments. [NBA.com]

Charles Barkley said the Miami Heat has the worst fans in the NBA. [Sporting News]

Dirk Nowitzki’s 100+ fever is gone and he feels much better heading into Game 5. [Sporting News]

Dallas Mavericks’ Brendan Haywood will not play in tonight’s Game 5. [Pro Basketball Talk]

LeBron James tweeted that tonight’s contest is the biggest game of his career. [New York Times]

The 12,000-seat basketball arena for the 2012 Summer Olympics has been completed. [New York Times]

Yao Ming is unsure as to whether or not he will return to the NBA. [Slam Magazine]

Boston Celtics Nenad Krstic has signed with CSKA Moscow. [Pro Basketball Talk]

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