Saturday, October 29, 2011

Postponed World Tour NBA All-Star

The postponement of the first game he was going to be played in San Juan, Puerto Rico's capital, there was no more news that labor negotiations between the union and the NBA players were suspended without agreement and no date for return to the negotiating table .

In addition, the NBA commissioner, David Stern, was also officially released the cancellation of the last two weeks of competition at the November regular season following the breakdown of negotiations and keep the lockout that already has 120 days set by the team owners.

The organizers had planned on its list of participants for the tour to Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Dwight Howard and Dwyane Wade.
Other star players committed to the tour are Amare Stoudemire, Blake Griffin, Carlos Boozer, Chris Kaman, Chris Bosh, Kevin Garnett Kevin Love, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo and Tyson Chandler. However, the star forward LeBron James (Miami Heat) and Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks) along with guard Chris Paul (New Orleans Hornets), had decided to unsubscribe from the list for personal and family reasons.

In addition to the game to be played in San Juan, the tour also includes five more, including two in London, one in Macao and two in Melbourne (Australia). It is estimated that given the full tour of six exhibition games, participants will have to spend 52 hours of flying.


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