The Forum: NBA stars and lockout negotiations

The Triangle is no more. Behold The Forum!!!

It's a brand new title -- Phil Jackson is not walking through that door, after all -- but the presentation and cast of characters remains the same. Unfortunately, the show also continues to revolve around the same topic, which is the lockout. Some matters are just beyond our control, you know?

On Friday, several superstars will reportedly attend meetings and negotiations. Their collective presence hasn't been the norm and some have wondered if this has damaged the players at the bargaining table. Along with 710 ESPN basketball analyst Dave Miller, we debate the question.