With The NBA In Lockout, The Teams' Neighbors Pay The Price04:58


NBA games are canceled through November because of a lockout and that's impacting more than just fans and players-- cooks, waitresses and bartenders in cities with teams are finding their businesses are on hold.

In Cleveland, the fact that the Cavaliers haven't played a game yet this season is hurting one of the mainstay sports bars.

The team brings thousands of fans into Cleveland and hundreds of them wind up at Harry Buffalo, a sports bar in the shadow of the Quicken Loans Arena where the Cavs play their home games. But with the games postponed Harry Buffalo needs only a fraction of the workers it normally would use.


  • John Adams, Harry Buffalo operations manager

This segment aired on November 4, 2011.

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