By Kyle Andrew Busch of TheCheckingLine.com
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is going through what the NHL went through in 2005. Their Collective Bargaining Agreement was up and the owners and players could not find any even ground to settle on a deal. Therefore, in 2005 the NHL canceled it's season completely.
The NBA has been in meetings to discuss potential deals, but there doesn't seem to be any progress being made. They keep cancelling games weeks at a time, but haven't scrapped the whole season yet.
Is the NHL in a position to draw some interest in the sporting world with basketball being on hold? You bet, but will it actually happen? No.
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