The first Pacers game is expected to occur around Christmas.
Business owners say if the rest of the season is cancelled, they could lose hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue.
The NBA announced yesterday that the entire 114-game preseason schedule has been cancelled due to the lack of a new collective bargaining agreement.
Rookie players will now be making half the amount their former rookie peers were a year ago under the new salary rules.
The Pacers’ are out of the playoffs, but Indiana will continue to leave its footprint on the court all the way to the NBA Finals.