The news that is coming out of New York after Tuesday's NBA lockout meeting isn't surprising, but it's still infuriating. As expected, the owners and NBPA could not come to a deal, and because of this, David Stern announced that the first two weeks of the season would likely be canceled on Monday. Via SBNation.com's StoryStream:
In the wake of NBA lockout talks that broke off on Tuesday, commissioner David Stern told the media that he is cancelling the remainder of the preseason schedule and that if a deal isn't reached by Monday, he will cancel the first two weeks of the regular season. The NBA and players' union have no further meetings scheduled.
- Exhibition: at Philadelphia (10/17), at Cleveland (10/19), vs. Dallas (10/21), vs. Memphis (10/22), at New York (10/26), at Miami (10/28)
- Regular Season: vs. New Jersey (11/2), vs. Orlando (11/5), at Miami (11/6), at Orlando (11/11).
News keeps coming out here, so stay tuned to the SB Nation StoryStreamm for the latest.