NBA teams will be able to open facilities from May 1 for individual training

NBA teams will be able to open their facilities from May 1, but only if they are in a state that maintains indications of social distancing or without confinement and only for individual training.

The move, which the NBA teams met on Saturday, is not so much an action to restart the season but a reaction to the fact that several states have eased the restrictions, the Los Angeles Times confirmed.

Georgia’s restrictions have been lifted at gyms this week, and Oklahoma plans to do the same next week, while Texas may also open some gyms soon. The NBA, according to agency sources, would prefer its players to be in controlled settings at an NBA facility rather than at local gyms.

That seems to give teams in those states an advantage over teams playing in the states most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the four teams in California, where orders to stay home are indefinite. The league ordered the closure of the NBA training facility by March 20.

During a conference call this month, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said he expected there would be joint directions. “Because we operate in many different jurisdictions, we have to pay close attention to the different rules, state by state, city by city. But at the end of the day, we are a national league, so we feel it behooves us to establish what we believe in. which are the right standards for our players, “said Silver.

“We will be influenced by what the municipalities do. We are taking all the data. We are not only listening to our supposed experts, we follow the advice of other leagues as an opportunity to listen and learn. But I think it is clear that to lead a league you need a consistent set of national rules, “he concluded.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here


Biden to accept in person the nomination as a Democratic candidate for the White House

The Democratic Party bets on a telematic convention to differentiate itself from the republican approach Former US Vice President Joe Biden will personally accept the...

Parkland killing author suffered from depression, attention deficit and autism

The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) will publish a paper on Nikolas Cruz, a self-confessed author of the 17-person massacre at a...

George Floyd’s trial continues with new images of what happened after his death

New images of the camera carried by the police officer, Dereck Chauvin, accused of killing George Floyd have been revealed this Wednesday during the...

A republican senator denounces in a report the expenditure of the Government

Republican Senator James Lankford today presented the third edition of the report that annually draws up his office in order to find ways to...

Lyft debuted on Wall Street with an increase of 8.74% and opens the door to “Unicorns”

 New York, .- The transport company on demand Lyft started Friday with an acceleration its trip on Wall Street, with a rise of 20%...