NBA Lockout 2011: Commissioner David Stern Cancels First Two Weeks Of Season

I predicted this would happen. This is the beginning of the end of this season for the NBA. Unfortunately, so many people will be affected by this lockout. If the season is saved, the players will face the same issues as the NFL players as it relates to mental and physical preparedness.

NBA Commissioner David Stern canceled the first two weeks of the season Monday after owners and players were unable to reach a new labor deal and end the lockout.

Top negotiators for both sides met for more than seven hours Monday, returning to bargaining about 14 hours after ending talks Sunday night.

Stern said both sides are "very far apart on virtually all issues. ... We just have a gulf that separates us."

The cancellation includes all games scheduled to be played through Nov. 14.

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