The Japan Basketball Association still awaits a ruling from FIBA after an Oct. 31 deadline set by basketball’s world governing body for a merger plan between the 22-team bj-league and 13-team NBL was not reached.

FIBA has delayed issuing a ruling. Then on Thursday, the JBA received a letter from FIBA that stated its executive committee has scheduled meetings for Nov. 24-25 to discuss the matter, the JBA announced on Friday.

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