The NBA has now gone 71 straight days with no sport, which might be – BY FAR – the longest in-season stoppage in league historical past.
How early within the day would you watch a sport now?
Informed right now that if the NBA does resume with all 30 groups at a single-site, sport days are more likely to seem like Summer season League. Video games can be nearly all day lengthy (beginning round 12:00 midday ET) till the common season is full. Playoffs would comply with a extra common schedule.
— Keith Smith (@KeithSmithNBA) May 22, 2020
However that is good perception into the league’s method.
The primary level of enjoying extra regular-season video games can be fulfilling local-TV contracts. On one hand, native TV networks would possibly object to video games held thus far out of prime time. However, extra persons are dwelling in the course of the day – both working or unemployed – than normal. Everybody may be content material to generate some cash somewhat than no cash.