NBA Considers Delaying 2020-21 Season Until December: Report
Written by B87FM on May 2, 2020
Adam Silver and the NBA board of governors mentioned the postponement of the 2020-21 season till December, on Friday.
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ESPN reviews that the league prefers to attend till followers will be capable to buy tickets to as many video games as attainable earlier than starting the 2020-21 season.
“Should you begin in December, that does not imply the individuals are coming again in December, however possibly they’re again by March,” one member of the board of governors tells ESPN.
The way forward for the 2020-21 season depends closely on if and when the present NBA season returns. Rumors concerning the all-together cancelation of the season provoked a response from Lakers’ Star Lebron James on Twitter, this week: “Noticed some reviews about execs and brokers desirous to cancel season??? That’s completely not true. No one I do know saying something like that. As quickly because it’s protected we want to end our season. I’m prepared and our group is prepared. No one must be canceling something.”
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver spoke with reporters concerning the return of the season, final month: “I feel there’s nonetheless an excessive amount of uncertainty at this level to say exactly how we transfer ahead. I am going to add that the underlying precept stays the well being and well-being of NBA gamers and everybody concerned. We start with that as paramount.”
Discussions concerning the 2019-20 and 2020-21 season will proceed.