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NBA considering Christmas start, shorter 2020-21 season

The league will meet Friday to discuss possible changes.

SourceESPN

Detroit Pistons fans may be watching NBA basketball sooner than expected.

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According to Brian Windhorst and Zach Lowe of ESPN, the NBA’s board of governors will meet today to discuss possible changes for the 2020-21 NBA season, including a Christmas Day start and a shorter season.

Here is what Windhorst and Lowe have to say regarding the changes:

“There has been some discussion among owners about starting as soon as Christmas Day to take advantage of that historically prime NBA showcase, sources said. Numerous teams contacted by ESPN over the past several days weren’t sure such a timeline was feasible. Others have been pushing for a start around Martin Luther King Day weekend in mid-January, sources said.

The league also continues to discuss tournament and play-in scenarios. The NBA has long planned to use this upcoming 75th anniversary season to experiment with new revenue-generating formats.”

The Players Association has already met with the league several times since The Finals to work on structuring a financial plan for the upcoming season.

A Christmas Day start would be a quick turnaround from the 2020 NBA Draft, which is scheduled for Nov. 18.

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