JUNE 13Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press and Shams Charania of The Athletic reported Disney's safety protocols for staffers. Guidelines include: All Disney personnel on-site will be required to wear masks and gloves while undergoing daily temperature screenings, and staff will adhere to social distancing guidelines and not allowed within six feet of an NBA participant. Read more here.Regarding the NBA's safety guidelines, Dr. Fauci was complimentary and supportive for the league's protocols. The country's top infectious disease expert even went to far as to say other leagues could look to the NBA and emulate certain aspects. Read more here.We already know fans won't be able to attend games once the season resumes in July. However, the NBPA expects crowdless games for the entirety of the 2020-21 campaign as well. That would mean the NBA would lose billions of dollars in ticket revenue over an 82-game season and the playoffs and another potential hit to the salary cap. Read more here.JUNE 12According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, detailed plans for the season are now etched in stone. Working with a small window, the NBA has set the following dates for the resumption of the season, with seeding games running July 30-Aug. 14, the play-in tournament taking place Aug. 15-Aug. 16 and the playoffs beginning Aug. 17. Read more here.However, Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports reported on Friday that there are a significant number of NBA players who are upset a vote was not held to allow players to decide whether or not they wanted to finish the season. Some players were already uneasy about resuming play amid the coronavirus outbreak, and now there is a feeling among a portion of the NBA community that it is “bad optics” to play with protests raging across the country in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Read more here.Furthermore, some frustration seems to be starting to set in among players about these rules and regulations. New Orleans Pelicans guard JJ Redick seemed particularly confused by a report that Disney support staff would not be subject to the restrictions of the bubble, even though players and league staff will be. That confusion and frustration seemed to be echoed by some of his fellow players. Read more here.Bleacher Report's Taylor Rooks and Howard Beck also reported that some players feel they weren't properly represented regarding a vote over the 22-team model and temporarily relocating to Florida, away from their families, during a coronavirus outbreak and racial tensions throughout the world. Between 150 and 200 NBA players held a conference call on Friday to discuss the next and best course of action, led by Kyrie Irving, who is of the position that players should consider not playing in light of the uproar over racial injustice and the unknowns of COVID-19, sources said. Read more here.Kyrie Irving, Chris Paul, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony and Donovan Mitchell were among the stars who participated in the conference call. Kyrie reportedly said he's "willing to give up everything" he has for social reform and was the leading voice against resuming the season in Orlando. Read more here.JUNE 11NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported the league is considering allowing teams to replace players who don't show up with "substitution" players. "Players deciding against participating in Orlando could be replaced by a substitution player," Wojnarowski tweeted. "NBA plans to allow replacements for players who test positive for COVID-19 or suffer injuries. Replaced players become ineligible for the rest of 2019-2020 season." Read more here.Woj also relayed that the NBA has slightly adjusted its target date for the first games of the resumed 2019-20 season, moving it up to July 30. The league had previously been targeting July 31. Read more here.Shams Charania of The Athletic reported the league will allow teams to carry 17 players in Orlando, which includes two-way players. Additionally, players who are currently unsigned and available may sign with teams. Read more here.ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Bobby Marks reported 14 of 22 teams will be eliminated within 53 days after players arrive in Orlando. It's expected that six teams will be bounced from the competition within 40 days at the most. Additionally, just four teams will be left after 67 days. Read more here.Wojnarowski reported there is a "growing number of players" who are considering sitting out the NBA's resumption, particularly among players on teams that don't have much of a chance to win the title. They simply do not want to live in a bubble for that long and want to see "quarantine elements" loosened. Woj also notes the Black Lives Matter movement might be "playing a role in the conversation." Count Carmelo Anthony among the players who are hesitant to play in Orlando. Read more here.JUNE 10Longtime TNT announcer Kevin Harlan shared some details about how the network will handle the unprecedented challenge of televising games that will be held in a bubble format in which broadcasters initially will not be allowed to be on site for contests: “We will be in the studios in Atlanta, and they will set up as close to possible a broadcast table like we would have courtside,” Harlan said this week on SiriusXM NBA Radio, according to Richard Deitsch of The Athletic. “We will have, I’m assuming, crowd noise pumped into our headsets.” Read more here.In a follow-up, Yahoo's Keith Smith reports that broadcasters probably won't be able to call games from Walt Disney World. If they're allowed to, it'll be very few, he adds. Read more here.As the season's resumption approaches, Woj reported there is a "faction" of NBA players who aren't fully onboard with continuing play. They question whether it's a "good idea or not out of concern for their health and safety. As such, the league will not be penalizing players who choose not to participate. However, Woj says "players would lose a portion of salary for those games missed." Read more here.JUNE 9Hawks GM Travis Schlenk provided some insight on the 2020-21 NBA season, saying next year's campaign could be condensed due to this year's halt. Schlenk said that could include "more back-to-backs and sets of four games in five nights for teams next season." Read more here. JUNE 8League insider Adrian Wojnarowski says that there is expected to be a period that would allow teams to sign potential free agents to their rosters. With this latest update, it sounds like the league will allow teams to sign players and that "there are expected to be no limitations on the number of players a team could sign to replace those lost." Read more here.Further, Shams Charania of The Athletic reported: "The NBA and NBPA have agreed to conduct performance-enhancing drug testing during resumed 2019-20 season in Orlando — but tests for recreational drugs will remain suspended." Players will also be tested frequently for COVID-19, but will not be forced to remain in the “bubble” that the NBA has set up at Walt Disney World. Read more here.Charania also reported the tentative dates for the playoffs and Finals: The play-in tournament will be held Aug. 16-17 with the first round of the playoffs set to begin on Aug. 18. The second round of the playoffs will start on Sept. 1, with the conference finals to begin on Sept. 15. Game 1 of the NBA Finals would begin Sept. 30 and run no later than Oct. 12. Read more here. JUNE 7ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Bobby Marks reported the league is developing a system for how to replace injured or sick players, specifically players who may come down with the coronavirus. The NBA is not expected to limit how many replacement players a team can sign once the season resumes. Read more here.JUNE 5On June 5, Charania reported the NBPA voted to approve the league's return plan, as expected. As such, the league will be resuming play on July 31 in Orlando with 22 teams. Read more here.Furthermore, Wojnarowski provided details on safety protocols the league will be installing. For one thing, players families will be allowed in the Orlando bubble, but they will arrive after the first round of the postseason and just three at a time. Additionally, neither players nor their family members will be allowed to go to Disney World parks. Marc Stein of the New York Times added players' family members will have to quarantine for one week after arriving in the bubble. Read more here.JUNE 4ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the NBA has set an Aug. 25 Draft Lottery date and Oct. 15 NBA Draft date, according to sources. Read more here.In addition, the NBA’s Board of Governors approved the league’s proposal to resume the 2019-20 NBA season under a 22-team format this summer, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. While there were likely other teams that disagreed with the 22-team format, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports the Blazers were the only organization to do so openly. In addition to the top eight teams in each conference, an additional six teams will join them in Orlando. The New Orleans Pelicans, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs, Phoenix Suns and Washington Wizards will all play eight games to help determine playoff seeding. Read more here.As far as safety is concerned, ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Brian Windhorst reported the league does not intend to shut down if a player or staffer were to test positive for the virus. However, more questions remain, as the league does not currently have a plan in place if an outbreak were to occur on a team. Read more here.Further, the NBA also informed the Board of Governors that it’s targeting Oct. 18 for the start of free agency, reports Shams Charania of The Athletic. As Charania details, the NBA is tentatively targeting Nov. 10 for the opening of 2020-21 training camps and Dec. 1 for next season’s opening night. Read more here.Although the NBA season will resume, the same can't be said for the G League, which announced it will cancel the remainder of the campaign. Read more here.JUNE 1ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe reported that small-market NBA teams are concerned that not playing any games until next season would have a major impact on their ability to develop players, land sponsorship deals and sell tickets. During NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s conference call with the Board of Governor’s on Friday, Oklahoma City Thunder owner Clay Bennett delivered an emotional speech about the league needing to find ways to help smaller-market teams that may be left out of the resumption and thus go nine months — March to December — without any competitive games. Read more here.MAY 27NBA Hall of Fame chairman Jerry Colangelo confirmed the 2020 induction ceremony will be postponed to 2021. The hope is that the ceremony will take place at some point in the spring. The 2020 class includes Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan. Read more here.Additionally, this long hiatus will also have a profound effect on the league's offseason. We already know the draft will be postponed — and hopefully take place in September — but free agency could also see changes. Along with a lowered salary cap, teams may also have work with a free-agency period that begins before the draft. Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer reported the league is considering starting free agency before the postponed draft. It will change teams' strategies and dynamics if they have their rosters set before the draft even begins. Read more here.