League game of last season (Reuters)
Reached the American League of Professional Basketball League to deal with the playersafter a dispute for several months on the rights of both parties from the proceeds of the tournament, to begin the activities of the new season on December 25 next.
The Association Commissioner David Stern, "We have reached an interim agreement," in reference to the agreement of the parties in the early hours of the morning, after a meetingand negotiations took place over 15 hours.
The Stern at a news conference today that the new season will start on December 25 next, but the events of the season will be reduced to 66 games per team.
The President of the Federation of Billy Hunter, the players that have already been agreed, but some legal issues remain unresolved. "I trust that the players agree on the proposalsput forward."
Was due to the new season kicks off in the first November now, but the parties did not reach any agreement prevented it.