Originally posted by Rubberneck36:
Well the owners hijacked the meeting and straight up said either the players take 50/50 or we walk. The mediator was there, players, ended the meeting.
Now there are no meetings scheduled.
"Asked whether the players would drop to 50 percent, Holt said he didn't think it was that big of a jump but that the union did.
He said the league would not go above 50 percent "as of today. But never say never on anything."
Hunter said Cleveland owner Dan Gilbert told players to trust that if they took the 50-50 split, the salary cap issues could be worked out.
"I can't trust your gut. I got to trust my own gut," he said. "There's no way in the world I'm going to trust your gut on whether or not you're going to be open and amenable to making the changes in the system that we think are necessary and appropriate."
[ Edited by Hoovtrain on Oct 21, 2011 at 11:52 AM ]