Sources: Meeting before deadline off

I predict that there will no NBA season. This will definitely be a hard pill to swallow, but what can we do. I just hope that when this is all done, the NBA is a much more stable company.

A meeting between the NBA Players Association and the league's owners was broached, then canceled over the owners' demand that any session include agreement on a 50-50 revenue split, sources said.

The union asked the owners to meet before Monday's league-imposed deadline for canceling the first two weeks of the season. But according to sources, the owners wanted the players to agree to a 50-50 split of basketball related income, which was first raised during Tuesday's bargaining session.

When the union rejected that condition, the owners said there was no need to meet, sources said.

As a result, the first two weeks of the season will almost certainly be canceled.

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