NBA games lost yesterday: 9.
Total games missed: 203.
Earliest estimated date that season can start: Jan. 1.
Projected player salary losses (through Jan. 1): $330 million.
Negotiations: Will resume tomorrow in New York with full committees representing owners and players.
Today's best canceled game: Seattle at Philadelphia. Allen Iverson has met with limited success when matched up against Gary Payton, who has made the NBA's All-Defensive team every year since the 1993-94 season.
Pub Date: 12/02/98