Negotiations aimed at ending the NBA lockout resumed Tuesday with a specific goal at the heart of the talks -- to end the 146-day impasse in time for games to begin on Christmas, The New York Times reports.
The NBA owners have locked out the players, and little progress has been made in negotiations. ESPN.com Topics keeps you up to date with all of the latest on the NBA's ongoing lockout. Topics Page »
The newspaper cited two people close to the talks in its report Wednesday. Yahoo! Sports also is reporting on the talks, which are continuing Wednesday.
According to The Times, the talks are taking place through lawyers representing both sides because of pending litigation -- different groups of players filed separate lawsuits in California and Minnesota last week. Lockout...