I'll give you the Sheridan link for his links to various stories/analysis of it:
NBA players meet today to discuss latest offer from owners
Players representatives from the 30 NBA teams will meet in New York this morning to decide their next step in negotiations over a new collective bargaining agreement. Thir options are limited.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says Shaquille O'Neal never asked for help - latimes.com
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar argues Shaquille O'Neal never asked for help
Carrier Classic more than just a game
Bill Walton pushes forward in life - WJBC - The Voice of Central Illinois
Bill Walton is considered by some to be one of the greatest basketball players ever.