NBPA Call Details – Athletic


In the midst of a coronovirus epidemic, on December 22, the National Basketball Players Association voted Thursday night to temporarily approve the NBA’s proposal to begin the 2020-21 season.

Sources said the NBA will play a 72-game season, with training camps opening on December 1, the regular season ending on May 16 and the final on July 22. Sources said the NBA would play in the markets, reducing its travel by 25 percent and reducing cross-country travel, particularly in the season.

Sources said the NBPA is also considering a 72-game season starting on January 18, Martin Luther King Day, which called for the camp to open on December 28. The season ends on August 18.

Sources said several star players on Thursday night’s call, such as NBPA president Chris Paul and Rockets All-Star Russell Westbrook, said they wanted to see official health and safety measures before the season as a whole. Westbrook …

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