NBA players have rejected the latest proposal from league owners, according to ESPN.com.
The players say they are moving forward toward decertifying the union and filing an antitrust lawsuit against the league. The league says that a much harsher proposal, with a hard cap and a less friendly revenue split, awaits the players when they return to the negotiating table.
The prospects for any semblance of a 2011-12 NBA season went from bleak to nearly nonexistent.
And those are your quick hits. More later when I’m not so depressed.