NBA Cancels First Two Weeks of New Season

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Commissioner David Stern cancelled the first two weeks of the new NBA season on Monday night, after the league and the players failed to reach a deal to end a four-month-long lockout. At dispute is how to divide billions of dollars of league revenues, as well as league rules over how players are paid. The NBA will lose between $700-$800 million for each month of play lost.

For more on that, we're speaking with Mitch Lawrence, NBA columnist for The New York Daily News.  He was following the negotiations until late last night.  We're also speaking with Superfan Darrell Bailey, aka Clipper DarrellFor more on that, we're speaking with Mitch Lawrence, NBA columnist for The New York Daily News.  He was following the negotiations until late last night.  We're also speaking with Superfan Darrell Bailey, aka Clipper Darrell. For more on that, we're speaking with Mitch Lawrence, NBA columnist for The New York Daily News.  He was following the negotiations until late last night.  We're also speaking with Superfan Darrell Bailey, aka Clipper Darrell.

Mitch Lawrence, NBA columnist for The New York Daily News, followed the negotiations until late last night. Superfan Darrell Bailey, aka "Clipper Darrell," reacts to the cancellation.

Guests:

Darrell Bailey and Mitch Lawrence

Produced by:

Posey Gruener

Comments [2]

listener

"Sharing the wealth"
Why is there no protesting against the millionaires of the NBA, NFL, PGA, Hollywood or for that matter,
The White House?
"Think about it"

Oct. 11 2011 10:31 AM
Robbie from Columbia, SC

The real question here is WHO CARES

Oct. 11 2011 09:12 AM

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