OKC Thunder Preseason Game Canceled

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 10:59 am
By: News On 6


TULSA, Oklahoma -- The Oklahoma City Thunder preseason game has been canceled due to the ongoing NBA labor negotiations, according to a release from the BOK Center.

The game was scheduled for October 21.

The game was not on sale to the public, so refunds are not necessary, the release states.

10/4/2011 Related Story: NBA, Players Association Break Off Negotiations

NBA commissioner David Stern announced that the rest of the preseason games will be canceled, and if a deal is not reached by Monday, the first two weeks of the regular season are likely to be canceled.

Stern said the league would lose $200 million from missing the preseason alone.