Owners, players have met for 10-plus hours Tuesday

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Owners, players have met for 10-plus hours Tuesday

NBA owners and players have been meeting for more than 10hours today in a New York City hotel hoping to end a lockout that began on July1.Commissoner David Stern, deputy commissioner Adam Silver,union executive director Billy Hunter, union president Derek Fisher and otherswere joined by federal mediator George Cohen on Monday.The lingering lockout has caused Stern to cancel the firsttwo weeks of the regular season. Training camps, which were to start on Oct. 1,and the exhibition season already have been canceled.Stern indicated last week that if an agreement wasntreached by the end of today, the prospect of canceling games through Christmaswas a possibility.While 10-plus hour of negotiations would seem to be a goodsign on the surface, consider that last week the sides met for a 13-hour periodover two days and it yielded no progress.

Report: Warriors GM Bob Myers was Lakers' No. 1 target

Report: Warriors GM Bob Myers was Lakers' No. 1 target

On Tuesday morning, the Lakers made sweeping changes to their front office.

Magic Johnson is now the president of basketball operations and both general manager Mitch Kupchak and executive VP of basketball operations Jim Buss were fired.

Los Angeles -- looking to hire a new GM -- originally targeted Warriors GM Bob Myers, according to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski.

But as Wojnarowski reports: "After Myers signed a recent contract extension, it became clear to Lakers brass that it would be unable to lure Myers."

In September, the Warriors promoted Myers from general manager to president of basketball operations/general manager.

Myers was named the NBA Executive of the Year following the 2014-15 season.

After playing in D-League All-Star Game, Briante Weber recalled to Warriors

After playing in D-League All-Star Game, Briante Weber recalled to Warriors

The Warriors recalled guard Brianté Weber from the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League, the team announced today.

Weber was assigned to Santa Cruz to allow him to participate in the 2017 NBA D-League All-Star Game on Saturday in New Orleans, where he tallied four points, two assists and two steals in 16 minutes for the West squad.

Weber, who signed his second 10-day contract with the Warriors on Feb. 14, has appeared in five games with Golden State this season, averaging 1.6 points and 1.0 assist in 8.2 minutes.

Prior to joining Golden State, the 6’2”, 165-pound guard appeared in 31 games (all starts) this season with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA D-League, averaging 16.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 7.4 assists and 3.26 steals in 36.8 minutes and garnering NBA D-League Player of the Month honors in January.

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