Newsday's Al Iannazzone takes you inside the Knicks.
Are NBA players really prepared for long fight?
Reports surfaced Wednesday night that NBA commissioner David Stern was prepared to drop a bomb on the union when collective bargaining talks resume on Friday by saying he will cancel the season if progress isn't achieved over the weekend. The league has since denied these reports and, quite frankly, it's much too early to go nuclear.
But it is a critical point in the process and that...