NBA cancels remainder of exhibition schedule

The remainder of the NBA exhibition schedule has been canceled and the first two weeks of the regular season will be cancelled if owners and players can’t agree to a new labor deal by Monday. NBA owners and players met for four hours Tuesday but failed to come any closer to a deal.
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The remainder of the NBA exhibition schedule has been canceled and the first two weeks of the regular season will be cancelled if owners and players can’t agree to a new labor deal by Monday. NBA owners and players met for four hours Tuesday but failed to come any closer to a deal.

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