They aren't alone.
Many teams, players and fans don't want to see the lockout either. This is especially true for players that are already on the brink of retirement.
How long will the lockout last? Nobody knows. It is believed to be in worse shape than the NFL, with the majority of the franchises losing money.
This potential lockout may force some aging players to ponder more about retirement.
These are five players who could retire because of the lockout.