NBA Rumors: Owners Increasingly Believe Best-Case Scenario Is Mid-To-Late June Return
Nba Draft Lottery, Free Agency, Trade Deadline, And Other Key Dates

Since the 2019-20 NBA season was suspended on March 11, commissioner Adam Silver and company are navigating through unchartered waters.

With the coronavirus recently declared a pandemic, the league went from almost playing games without fans to at least a 30-day suspension now.

As the situation remains fluid, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has made a recommendation that will impact the NBA and events.

With no events of 50-plus people for the next eight weeks, owners have a best-case scenario in mind, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN:

While finishing the NBA season is the goal, the same cannot be said for the G League soon, according to Wojnarowski and Malika Andrews of ESPN:

Based on the CDC’s recommendation, less than 50 people at an NBA game adds up pretty quickly without fans, according to Zach Lowe of ESPN:

With an everchanging landscape, the immediate concern is obviously if the season will even resume. If May 11 is the earliest date for a return at best, the regular season and playoffs will likely extend into mid-to-late June.

If all goes well during this time, it appears both owners and players want to finish out the season. However, there are way too many variables right now.

You May Also Like

Anthony Davis Calls Out Kobe Bryant on ‘The Dan Patrick Show’

Once the New Orleans Hornets won the 2012 NBA Draft lottery on…

GM Danny Ainge On Rajon Rondo: ‘Nobody Is Untradeable’

[new_royalslider id=”312″] Potentially the biggest name on the trading block heading into…

Kobe Bryant Still Thinks The Lakers Can Still Compete Without Dwight Howard

Kobe Bryant thinks that even if Dwight Howard were to leave the…

Thunder Forward James Harden Wins NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year

Over the past two seasons, the Oklahoma City Thunder has been widely…