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NBA commissioner David Stern cancels preseason

Posted on: October 4, 2011 6:54 pm
 
Posted by Ben Golliver

NBA commissioner David Stern announced on Tuesday that the league would cancel the rest of its preseason schedule effective immediately and expected to cancel the first two weeks of the 2011-2012 regular season on Monday, Oct. 10, as a result of a lack of progress in ongoing labor negotiations between the league and the National Basketball Players Association.

"Today we will be announcing the cancellation of the rest of the exhibition season and by Monday we will have no choice but to cancel the first two weeks of the season," Stern said. Back on Sept. 23, the NBA announced the cancellation of the first two weeks of the preseason. 

The NBA's regular season was supposed to start on Nov. 1. 

NBPA executive director Billy Hunter said that the two sides do not currently have any further negotiating meetings scheduled and that the next meetings might be "a month or two months" away.

Here's video of NBA commissioner David Stern cancelling the preseason and the likely delay of the regular season.


Comments

Since: Aug 17, 2006
Posted on: October 4, 2011 8:04 pm
 

NBA commissioner David Stern cancels preseason

What r they going to watch 'n the hood now?



Since: Mar 21, 2007
Posted on: October 4, 2011 8:01 pm
 

NBA commissioner David Stern cancels preseason

This article isn't even featured on CBSSports's home page. Gotta love how many trolls have gone out of their way to find it only to say they don't care. Lowlifes. 



Since: Mar 26, 2011
Posted on: October 4, 2011 7:51 pm
 

NBA commissioner David Stern cancels preseason

I know some people will miss the games. Alas, not me.



Since: Oct 4, 2011
Posted on: October 4, 2011 7:48 pm
 

NBA commissioner David Stern cancels preseason

the agents tell the players to stand tuff but heres the problem folkes...its the owners that have the deep pockets with the other businesses and just who do you think is going to run out of money first?  you know alot of these players live a real expensive life style and those that dont are bench warmers who dont make alot...mean while the owners keep making money fron there other businesses....its the owners that our rich because of there business sence and the player s from there ability to bounce a ball....so im going to join the agents and tell the players to stand tuff if there mother can take them in and feed them because that is what there going to need in the end.......



Since: Dec 23, 2009
Posted on: October 4, 2011 7:47 pm
 

NBA commissioner David Stern cancels preseason

IF NOBODY CARES ... then why did the most recent NBA Finals have higher TV ratings than the most recent world series???   You may not care, but clearly there are plenty of people who watch.



Since: Oct 23, 2006
Posted on: October 4, 2011 7:42 pm
 

NBA commissioner David Stern cancels preseason

NOBODY CARES!!!!!



Since: Sep 27, 2006
Posted on: October 4, 2011 7:40 pm
 

NBA commissioner David Stern cancels preseason

Let's see how the greedy players do without a pay check.



Since: Oct 10, 2009
Posted on: October 4, 2011 7:27 pm
 

NBA commissioner David Stern cancels preseason

Who cares?  The NBA has been on the decline after Bird, Magic and Jordan retired.  I don't enjoy watching "street Basketball" (no defense, run and gun and ridiculous fouling because of talent dilution).  The players don't get it. 



Since: Aug 17, 2006
Posted on: October 4, 2011 7:18 pm
 

NBA commissioner David Stern cancels preseason



 It won't be missed 



Since: Aug 26, 2011
Posted on: October 4, 2011 7:08 pm
 

NBA commissioner David Stern cancels preseason

Well this has made my day a new iphone and the cancelation of the beginning of the And 1 wanna Be league.   Like ice Cube said Today was a good Day


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