Definitions for "1998-99 NBA season"
The 1998-99 NBA season was the 53rd season of the National Basketball Association. Due to a lockout, the season didn't start until February 5 1999 after a new six year Collective Bargaining Agreement was reached between the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association. All 29 teams played a shortened 50 game regular season schedule, and the 16 teams who qualified for the playoffs played a full post-season schedule.