Report: Resumption of NBA season could last until mid-October

Ryan Hannable
June 03, 2020 - 9:39 am

The potential return of the NBA is coming into focus.

It appears the league will return around July 31 in Orlando with 22 teams being part of the resumption.

According to ESPN, the league has been working towards a plan would include regular-season, play-in and playoff games for the 16 teams currently holding a playoff position and six more teams within six games of the eighth seed in each conference.

The report also includes the last possible date for a Finals Game 7 landing on Oct. 12.

This will take the resumption well into the fall. The NBA draft and free agency would then come later in the month.

The NBA's board of governors reportedly could vote on everything Thursday. In order to pass, it needs three-fourths majority, but that is expected to happen.

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