NBA games lost yesterday: 12.
Total games missed: 415.
Earliest estimated date season can start: Feb. 1.
Negotiations: Nothing scheduled.
Projected player salary losses (through Feb. 1): More than $500 million.
Today's best canceled game: Toronto at Portland. Provided that Damon Stoudamire had re-signed with the Blazers, this would have been his first game against his former team.
Pub Date: 1/03/99