US News NBA: date for training camp leaked?

10:05  27 october  2020
10:05  27 october  2020 Source:   spox.com

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July 9-29 -- Team training camps and scrimmages. July 30 -- Season resumes with Seeding Games. August 15-16 -- Play-In Games (if necessary). September 15 -- Conference Finals begin. November 18 -- 2020 NBA Draft presented by State Farm. * * * 2020-21 Key Dates .

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According to a media report, the 30 NBA teams could start the training camp in early December if the league and the NBPA players' union agree on a season to start in late December. Apparently this is becoming more and more likely.

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As Marc Stein from the New York Times reports, the training camp is to begin on December 1st, provided that the season start on December 22nd is waved through. This means that preparations for the new season would only begin around seven weeks after Game 6 of the NBA Finals.

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According to Brian Windhorst of

ESPN , the league officials he spoke to are optimistic that an agreement with the players on the planned start of the season will be possible before Christmas could be achieved. The agreement with the players' union is not a "stumbling block".

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The NBA will announce Friday it will postpone the start of training camp and the opening slate of exhibition games after a negotiating session The next negotiating session has not been scheduled, but the two sides agreed to contact each other with possible dates to reconvene next week, sources

With the NBA 's media day under way, training camps opening up this weekend and the first preseason games less than a week away, we've officially entered basketball season. While training camp itself isn't exactly something you can watch -- teams aren't just out here broadcasting their practices -- there

The reason for this is the money. As the well-connected journalist reports in his podcast "Hoop Collective", the finance committee, which consists of a group of team owners, was able to convince Commissioner Adam Silver of an earlier start to the season. Should the 2020/21 season actually start in December, the NBA could calculate, according to calculations, generate $ 500 million more income than a season start in the new year. A few weeks ago,

Silver was still pessimistic about the start of the season this year. This was based on the hope to let fans into the arenas as soon as possible from the beginning of the new season. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, this plan has allegedly been abandoned.

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