The NBA was the primary North American sports activities league to droop its season as a result of COVID-19 pandemic after one of its gamers examined constructive for the brand new coronavirus in mid-March.
When requested by Reuters to touch upon the Athletic report, an NBA spokesman stated the league had “nothing to verify at this level.”
The Athletic stated the NBA mentioned 4 competitors eventualities, starting from all 30 groups finishing a lowered 72-game common season to having the highest 16 groups go on to the playoffs.
It’s unclear the place the video games could be performed or whether or not spectators could be allowed to attend.
Final week the NBA stated it was in talks with The Walt Disney Firm about restarting its suspended season at Disney World in Florida in late July.
The potential plan would see the league maintain video games at a single web site, the ESPN Huge World of Sports activities Complicated, a sprawling athletic advanced contained in the Orlando resort that has three arenas, motels and would enable the league to restrict outdoors publicity.