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NBA Lockout: Regular Season's First Two Weeks Cancelled By The League

The NBA Lockout took a critical turn Monday night as David Stern announced the cancellation of the first two weeks of the NBA Season due to a lack of progress in the CBA negotiations. The league and the players' association met for over seven hours on Monday but couldn't reach an agreement.

The bomb has been dropped by the league as David Stern has announced that the first two weeks of the NBA's regular season has been cancelled due to a lack of progress in the ongoing CBA negotiations. The league and the players' association met for over seven hours on Monday but couldn't close the gap enough to save the start of the regular season.

Stern says that the first two weeks of season have been cancelled.
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For the Atlanta Hawks this means the cancellation of six games from Nov 2 - Nov 13. Games at Philips Arena during that stretch include the home opener against Boston and games against New York and Utah. The Hawks also lose trips to Minnesota, Chicago and Orlando.

For more on the NBA Lockout, be sure and check out this SB Nation StoryStream. For more on the Atlanta Hawks visit Peachtree Hoops.

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