Former Heat guard Mario Chalmers is part of the team of NBA alumni who will play a team of WNBA alumni on Tuesday and is also on a Miami men’s team vying for the The 5 Tournament Pro Basketball Invitational title
September 30, 2020 | 8:42 pm EDT Update
Brad Townsend: Silver, asked for a realistic start date for next season: “I’ve said previously that the earliest we would start at this point is Christmas, but it may come and go. I’ve also said the greater likelihood is we’ll start in January.” Says players need a physical and mental break.
Marc J. Spears: Adam Silver says “it’s not clear what’s going to happen with the Olympics.” Silver adds “basic protocol” to fight against the coronavirus with wearing masks, maintaining physical distance, washing hands and cleanliness is working.
Joe Vardon: NBA commissioner Adam Silver said the league is “learning more about our television audience,” and that “fewer people are watching in the summer.” He was talking about when a season should start and end. #NBAFinals
Justin Kubatko: Tyler Herro will become the fourth-youngest player to play in an NBA Finals game. The only players to appear in a Finals game at a younger age are Darko Milicic (2004, 2005), Jonathan Bender (2000), and Darryl Dawkins (1977).
September 30, 2020 | 8:27 pm EDT Update
Ohm Youngmisuk: Adam Silver says the NBA has been watching other leagues, how they move forward with any positive tests and trying to continue play, advancement in testing, “all of it” is on the table for what the NBA’s next season could look like.
Chris Mannix: Adam Silver reiterates that everything needs to be negotiated with the union: Training camp starts, season start, how to resume with what could be reduced basketball related income, etc.