David Stern on Mike & Mike in the morning. "Times change. It gets more expensive to run teams. ... We lived up to the deal. It ended. It's gone."
Stern on WFAN: "If we don't make it on Tuesday ... my gut is that we won't be playing on Christmas Day."
Stern on NBA TV: "... the absolute vaporizing of four percent of our players' compensation every week."
Stern on Dan Patrick: "We have players playing overseas risking an injury for a payday. It’s very sad."