Notice NBA Board of Governors discussing possible Christmas Day start of 2020-21 season, more changes

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  1. BigGameDamian

    BigGameDamian Well-Known Member

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    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    I'm hearing 3 weeks later on MLK Day, but whatever. I need to pay some bills, so let's do it!
     
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    Let’s say free agency starts the week after the draft. That’s gonna be less than a month between the start of FA and the season. Guys sign quick anyway but that’s gonna be a pretty exciting/hectic period.
     
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    Hope so, these are young guys and there no reason they shouldn't be able to start XMAS, if they have a covid plan in place.
     
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    What no delayed summer league?
    How are we supposed to bitch about players being a black hole on offense?
     
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    I was already looking forward to Scrubb putting up 20 in game 1 of Fall(summer) League and seeing how he should be starting over CJ posts pop up. Damnit.
     
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    santeesioux Just keep on scrolling by

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    Maybe we'll get lucky and get someone better than anyone thought possible for the MLE with it being so fast and hectic!
     
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    Enes Kanter?
     
  9. julius

    julius Global Moderator Staff Member Global Moderator

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    So is the new season going to be bubble again?
     
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    For people whose jobs depend on like our illustrious HCP, the earlier the better. I gotta say though, I'm not all that excited for it to start that soon.
     
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    No sir
     
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    Sounds like NBA realized they can't push the finals back to NFL season so better to start now with no fans than wait.

    Also could've pushed the start back to March trying to start with fans, still not have them.... then the delay would've been pointless.
     
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    I think that this is as good of a compromise between all of the competing variables as could be achieved. Starting a bit earlier than Silver’s last estimate of January, plus shortening the season 10 games, gets the league back on its normal schedule and avoids the problem of players not being able to compete in the Olympics. The league will hemorrhage money due to the shortened season and no crowd revenue for at least the first few months, but now there’s the prospect of a normal season for the 2021-22 season.

    One more thing, this will likely be Dame’s best shot at making Team USA.
     
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    No worries, he owns he Toyota dealership now, he can play for Japan.
     
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    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    I don't have a degree in international business law, but I'm not 100% sure that's how it works.
     
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    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    My situation aside, just as a basketball fan, I'd be cool if they played year round.
     
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    It's that kinda attitude why you're not the Meyers Leonard of Team Mexico.
     
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    THE HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    My game was more Anthony Mason.
     
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    Now it's more like Kemp when he "played" for Portland.
     
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    Damn! The Dog came out swingin' this morning. Must have got some last night.
     
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