NBA Lockout Claims First Victims, Training Camp And Preseason Postponed

It was only a matter of time before these announcements became official. Expect more soon unless a miracle deal is somehow reached.

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It's Official; NBA to Announce Postponement of Training Camps and Preseason

No surprise here. After NBA labor talks hit a major roadbloack last week and made no reported progress this week, the league will announce today the postponement of the first two weeks of training camps and preseason games.

Full story here via Bright Side of the Sun.


Official NBA announcement:

NBA indefinitely postpones training camp, cancels 43 games | NBA.com

The NBA announced today that player training camps for the 2011-12 season have been postponed indefinitely because a new collective bargaining agreement has not been reached with the National Basketball Players Association. Training camps were scheduled to open on October 3.

In addition, the league canceled all preseason games scheduled from October 9 through October 15.

"We have regretfully reached the point on the calendar where we are not able to open training camps on time and need to cancel the first week of preseason games," said NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver. "We will make further decisions as warranted."

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