Found October 25, 2011 on Sports Business Digest:
PLAYERS: David Stern

Once you start, you just can’t stop.

Numerous sources are reporting that the NBA plans to cancel yet another two weeks of its rapidly shortening regular season.

Commissioner David Stern already canceled the entire preseason and the first two weeks of the NBA regular season over the past few weeks. The latest cancellation would allow the NBA to start their season at the beginning of November, at the very earliest.

There are currently no talks scheduled between the players association and the league, and according to some, the outcome is seemingly looking bleak,

“The competitive issues and the economic issues, certainly we don’t want to lose the season, I don’t think the NHL did either. It ended up happening,” Spurs owner Peter Holt, chairman of the owners’ labor relations committee, said last week. “There are certain things that we feel we must have.” (via ESPN)

An official announcement regarding the cancellation of two more weeks of the NBA regular season should come sometime today.

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