NBA games lost yesterday: 1.
Total games missed: 403.
Earliest estimated date season can start: Feb. 1.
Projected player salary losses (through Feb. 1): More than $500 million.
Negotiations: Nothing scheduled. The union has drawn up a "final" offer but has not yet given it to the owners. The league's Board of Governors will meet Thursday and could vote on whether to cancel the season.
Pub Date: 1/02/99