National Basketball Association (NBA) wants to start next season on December 22, reports Shams Charania, an athlete at The Athletic.
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The NBA said in June that the next season could begin on December 1, but the NBA Players Association (NBPA) has never endorsed it as a start date.
As sources have pointed to Charania, NBA 2020/2021. wants to start the season on December 22 and play 72 games in the regular season, which is ten less than usual.
A shortened regular championship would allow the season to end before the Tokyo Olympics, which are scheduled to begin on July 23.
The league board meets on Friday to discuss various possible scenarios, ESPN reports. NBA management is considering not waiting until each of the teams will have a chance to gather fans in the stands.
The final phase of last season took place at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando. The last match of the season took place on October 11, when Los Angeles ’Lakers“finals secured 4-2 victory over Miami”Heat“.
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