The NBA will on Tuesday announce that at least two more weeks of the season will be canceled, after labor talks broke down last week, the New York Daily News reported, citing a source.
NBA commissioner David Stern already canceled the first two weeks of the season, which was scheduled to begin Nov. 1, and that is now expected to be extended through Nov. 28, accounting for 102 more games.
The first cancellation, announced Oct. 10, totaled 100 games.
The report said there is a "feeling" that the league can still reach a deal on a new collective bargaining agreement in time to save the Christmas Day games -- traditionally the first big games of the season -- even though Stern had said that they would likely be canceled if no deal was reached by last Tuesday.
After a three-day federal mediation session, the NBA owners and players announced Thursday that labor talks had broken down and that no further meetings were scheduled.
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