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NBA 72 game season

  1. What does a 72-game season look like? Packed like sardines.

    Nov 11, 2011, 9:40 AM EST

    Empty Amway Arena

    Here’s the real hook for players with a season that starts Dec. 15 — they lose essentially only one paycheck. Their salaries in a shortened season are pro-rated by games played, a 72 game season would mean 10 fewer games than normal (a 12 percent loss). That is basically a little more than one missed…

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