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The NBA is inching toward a consensus plan to bring the season back



Adam Silver had a conference call last night with all of the important people, which went pretty well, according to Woj

“Owners and executives on the call were encouraged about the league's progress toward minimizing health risk upon a return and the league office's positive conversations with the National Basketball Players Association about the players' desire to eventually restart the season, sources said.”

Among the topics discussed: What would happen if a player tested positive, like what happened with Rudy Gobert in March? In Silver’s eyes, that wouldn’t stop the jumpstarted hypothetical season in its tracks. From Woj’s reporting: 

“Silver told those on the call that if a positive test would ‘shut us down, we probably shouldn't go down this path.’”

Silver also spoke of creating a “campus environment” for all of the teams, whether it be in Las Vegas or Orlando, which sounds way better than, “we’re going to shove everyone into a massive bubble in some Vegas warehouse.” Meanwhile: LeBron James, Chris Paul, Damian Lillard, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard and Stephen Curry were part of a video chat Monday, where they specifically voiced their hope to continue the season. We ask: Why would Curry want that?


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