NBA games lost yesterday: 13.
Total games missed: 401.
Earliest estimated date season can start: Feb. 1.
Projected player salary losses (through Feb. 1): More than $500 million.
Negotiations: Nothing scheduled, but the union is planning to make its own "final" offer to the owners.
Today's best canceled game: Nets at Wizards. The only game scheduled as the rest of the league's 29 teams were given a night off for New Year's Eve.
Pub Date: 12/31/98