Originally posted on Hoops Fantasy  |  Last updated 10/30/11
While everyone now agrees that the 2011-12 NBA season won’t feature 82 games, the New York Post is reporting that a 78-game regular season is still possible. Of course, that is assuming that an agreement can be reached before next weekend. Since all NBA games are canceled until Nov. 30, to squeeze in the needed games, David Stern would have to push back the start of the playoffs and limit the number of off days during the season. In 1999, following the last NBA lockout, Game 7 of the NBA Finals was scheduled one day prior to the NBA draft in late June. Depending on who you believe, the NBA lockout appears to be somewhat close to being resolved. The New York Times reported yesterday that 95% of the issues have already been ironed out. Let’s hope we at least have NBA basketball for Christmas. If not, we could be starring at another 50-game regular season … at best. NBA Basketball on Christmas? Post from: EveryJoe
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