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The NBA may make decision on current season in June, according to report

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver held a call with players on Friday and we have an indication on how things could look.

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver indicated that the NBA is not ready to hold games at the present time and that there may not be fans at next season’s games.
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According to Shams Charania of The Athletic (paywall), NBA Commissioner Adam Silver held a call with the NBPA or the player’s union. The main takeaway? There is still no decision on the 2019-20 season, but something may come in June.

As you might expect, if the 2019-20 NBA season isn’t cancelled, any remaining games will be played without fans. Furthermore, all games would be held in a “bubble city” or resort scenario. Las Vegas was one option that came up last week. Orlando could be another.

There is some momentum about the 2020-21 NBA season starting around Christmas. And perhaps fans may not be allowed even then.

Finally, if the NBA does have more players getting the coronavirus, the league hopes to be in a position where daily testing can happen while those players are placed in quarantine. The main issue with that of course is that most Americans can’t get a test anyway.

Because of that, I just don’t see the season continuing.