NBA to return only if given clearance by public health officials
The suspended 2020 NBA season may still return, but only if an “all clear” approval from public health officials is reached.
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted the development, citing league commissioner Adam Silver.
On conference call with Trump and pro sports leaders today, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver spoke of a possible return to play once there was an "all clear" from public health officials, sources familiar with call tell ESPN. https://t.co/Y78SfF4534
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) April 4, 2020
The NBA suspended its season following health risks due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Unfortunately, the United States leads the worldwide number of cases with 336,851 as of April 6, 2020.
The Milwaukee Bucks (53-12) and Los Angeles Lakers (49-14) lead their respective conferences.