NBA and NBPA statement regarding today’s meeting

NEW YORK – The National Basketball Association and National Basketball Players Association issued the following statement today:

“Earlier today the NBA and NBPA met to discuss the Collective Bargaining Agreement (“CBA”).  Meeting participants included NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and representatives of the NBA Labor Relations Committee and NBPA Executive Committee as well as league and union staff.  It was a preliminary meeting that included constructive dialogue, and we agreed to continue our discussions.”