Found November 28, 2011 on Washington Post:
The NBA is planning to start a 66-game season on Dec. 25, so the Wizards will have to prepare for a grueling stretch over the next few months. Rest and practice time will be limited, with teams playing an average of four games per week – or the exact same pace of the 50-game lockout-shortened season in 1999. Read full article >>
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