NBA games lost yesterday: 5.
Total games missed: 194.
Earliest estimated date that season can start: Jan. 1.
Projected player salary losses (through Jan. 1): $330 million.
Negotiations: Nothing scheduled.
Today's best canceled game: Utah at Phoenix. Two of the best point guards in the league, John Stockton and Jason Kidd, go head-to-head.
Pub Date: 12/01/98