NBA teams to play scrimmages in Disney World before season resumes



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The NBA has instructed teams on the full training camp timeline, including July 9-29 in Orlando with three intersquad scrimmages.

NBA has instructed teams of full training camp timeline, including July 9-29 in Orlando with three intersquad scrimmages, sources tell ESPN. Again, season re-starts on July 30.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 12, 2020

Players traveling outside of the U.S. need to report by June 15 to team markets, while the rest of players need to arrive by June 22, Adrian Wojnarowski also notes.

The NBA has also informed teams that starting today, up to two coaches/development personnel can work out a player, according to Shams Charania.

Beginning June 23, a team’s head coach can supervise a player’s workout and can be one of the two coaches working with players.

Sources: The NBA has informed teams that starting today, up to two coaches/development personnel can work out a player. Beginning June 23, a team’s head coach can supervise a player’s workout.

— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 12, 2020

The NBA’s important expected restart dates are as follows:

July 30-Aug. 14: Seeding gamesAug. 15-16: Play-in tournamentsAug. 17: Playoffs beginAug. 30: Family/guests of teams arriveAug. 31-Sept. 13: Conf. SemifinalsSept. 15-Sept. 28: Conf. FinalsSept. 30-Oct. 13: NBA Finals

The target date for a possible Game 7 of the NBA Finals is now Oct. 13 instead of Oct. 12.

All dates are subject to change.

The NBA’s required coronavirus testing window for teams will take place from June 23-30.

The NBA and NBPA are still working out the details of an offseason program of camps, scrimmages and OTA’s for the eight teams not included in the Orlando restart.

Negotiations on health and safety protocols for the league’s restart are also ongoing, according to Marc Stein of The New York Times.

The NBA has informed its teams that negotiations with @TheNBPA on health and safety protocols for the league’s planned resumption of the 2019-20 season at Walt Disney World are ongoing, league sources say

— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) June 12, 2020



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