The NBA was an example to the whole world for the way they ended the season despite the coronavirus pandemic with a total hit in the ‘bubble’ and without waiting time, it was already planned a plan for the 2020-21 campaign that would be approved imminently by the Players Association.
According to Shams Charania, an insider of the NBA, players will vote between Thursday and Friday on the league’s plan to start the 2020-21 season and it is “inevitable” that the start of the campaign be approved for next December 22.
Although great players like himself LeBron James may not be in the first month of the 2020-21 NBA season, after several meetings and calls from the NBPA (NBA Players Association) There is no clear plan b not to start the campaign on December 22.
The format of the 2020-21 NBA season
According to the information published by Charania, the 2020-21 NBA regular season It would start on December 22, it would have 72 games with 14 in a row for each team and franchise trips will decrease by 25%. In this way, Playoffs would be played around May 22 to dispute the Finals from July 22.
In the case that the 2020-21 NBA season begins on January 18 60 games would be played and the teams would have 24 duels in a row. The Playoffs would begin on June 28, while The Finals could start on August 21 or 23.