NBA return: Teams to re-open facilities in areas allowed
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The NBA may allow teams to re-open facilities beginning May 1st, in areas where COVID-19 restrictions have been either loosened or lifted.
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowksi provided a report about the development.
ESPN story on NBA opening practice facilities for players in markets where governments are loosening stay-at-home restrictions. https://t.co/cZfpQpTJ6N
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) April 25, 2020
The 2019-2020 NBA season has been suspended since mid-March, and both the league and its stakeholders have worked together to ensure both safety exploring possibilities for the immediate future.
As reported earlier, some players do not even have access to basketball equipment while some have limited workouts and are unable to shoot hoops.
Woj furthered that the idea of bringing teams back together to practice in facilities is to prevent players from seeking other places and gymnasiums that might be unsafe.
The Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers lead their respective conferences prior to the lockdown.
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