NBA lockout cancels Wizards games

      The Wizards, like all other teams, won't be playing their games as scheduled after the first two weeks of the NBA season were canceled. NBA Commissioner David Stern canceled the games late Monday evening after owners and players were unable to reach a new labor deal and end the lockout.

      That means the Wizards won't be playing the three home games and two away games scheduled for the start of the season, which are as follows:

      Wednesday, Nov. 2 vs. New Jersey NetsSaturday, Nov. 5 vs. Orlando MagicSunday, Nov. 6 at Miami HeatFriday, Nov. 11 at Orlando MagicSunday, Nov. 13 vs. Chicago Bulls

      If players and owners can hammer out a deal and the season gets going two weeks late, the Wizards would open their season on Nov. 15 at the Los Angeles Lakers.

      At one point, the NBA said they were considering postponing games instead of canceling them, but they have now changed course. All NBA games through Nov. 14 have been canceled and will not be made up.