NBA closes team facilities, bars travel outside North America in latest policy update

On Thursday, the NBA sent a memo to all 30 teams updating policies during the league’s hiatus. Here are the key points, per reporting by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Tim Bontemps: Effective Friday, March 20, team facilities will close to players and staff indefinitely Players are barred from traveling outside of North America Players will still …

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NBA is heading toward uncharted territory — and no one knows what comes next

SALT LAKE CITY — Wondering when you’re going to have sports back in your life? When will the Utah Jazz play again? Me too. But as far as the NBA is concerned, it’s probably going to be quite a while. When NBA Commissioner Adam Silver decided to suspend the season following Rudy Gobert’s positive COVID-19 test, …

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Coronavirus: How NBA players are coping during unexpected hiatus in season due to COVID-19 outbreak

From watching their own highlights to playing video games with fans, NBA players are trying to keep busy The NBA is shut down for a minimum of 30 days, and likely for eight weeks after the CDC recommended Sunday night that any gatherings of 50 or more people be postponed or canceled due to the …

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When will the NBA return? Latest updates amid coronavirus suspension

The 2019-20 NBA season began an indefinite hiatus on March 11 after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the coronavirus. When will the league be back, and what will the rest of the season look like? Commissioner Adam Silver initially said that the suspension would last at least 30 days, but a mid-to-late-June return is now looking like a best-case scenario. …

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