The Los Angeles Lakers have capitalized on the difficulties of an unusual postponed Covid-19 season, But with that being the case we will not be waiting too long for basketball.
The NBA players association have agreed on a start date of the 2020-21 season along with certain adjustments to provisions of the collective bargaining agreement affected by Covid-19.
As the talks continue here are some notable dates for the upcoming NBA season.
– Wednesday, Nov. 18 – NBA Draft 2020 presented by State Farm at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN
– Friday, Nov. 20 – Free agent negotiations begin at 6 p.m. ET
– Sunday, Nov. 22 – Players can sign contracts with teams beginning at 12:01 p.m. ET
– Tuesday, Dec. 22 – Opening Night of 2020-21 season
This season will be a little different with a shortened 72 game season rather than the normal 82 games played for the 75th NBA season. With opening day 2 days from Christmas day its exciting to see what Christmas day games we will see and how the NBA will adjust to the bubble being popped.