NEW YORK - (AP) - The NBA players have rejected the league'slatest offer and are beginning the process to disband the union.

The decision likely jeopardizes the season.

Union executive director Billy Hunter says the players'association is prepared to file antitrust action against the NBA.He says this is the best situation for "players can get their dueprocess."

Hunter says players were not prepared to accept the NBACommissioner David Stern's ultimatum, saying they thought it was"extremely unfair."