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Report: NBA Will Cancel At Least Two More Weeks Of Season

The NBA will cancel at least two more weeks of its season, according to the New York Daily News.

A source told the Daily News that an official announcement will be made on Tuesday; the cancellations are expected be through Nov. 28 and total at least 102 more games. The first cancellations were made on Oct. 10 and ran from Nov. 1 to Nov. 14, totaling 100 games.

Last week, NBA Commissioner David Stern said that he thought the league’s Christmas Day games would be cancelled if a deal had not been reached by last Tuesday, according to the Daily News.

No more negotiations between the owners and players are scheduled, but there is a feeling that the league can get a deal before the Christmas Day games are canceled. The two sides are far apart on major “system” issues, according to the Daily News.

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Owners and players have not talked since their last round of negotiations. During the last session, the owners rejected the players’ offer to take less of the split of $4 billion and lower their demands for 52.5% of the revenue if more favorable features could be added to the system.