JaVale McGee To Become The Latest Non-Filipino On The Philippines National Basketball Team (UPDATE)

The Philippines is a nation crazy about basketball. Sick of always losing to China in the FIBA Asia Championships, which act as qualifiers for the Olympics and World Championships, the country has taken advantage of some lax laws on citizenship to stock their team with talent from around the world. It doesn't matter…

BREAKING: LOCKOUT TALKS BREAK DOWN, ACCORDING TO HIGH-LEVEL EMPLOYEES ACTUALLY INVOLVED IN NEGOTIATIONS

DATELINE—A NICE HOTEL Negotiations between the players and the league broke off without an agreement this afternoon. Neither side is willing to budge on the BRI split: the players are firm at 52 percent, the owners at 50. No talks are scheduled, though both sides hope to meet again this weekend. We are awaiting…