NBA, NBPA Agree on Provision that Would Allow Players to Skip Season
The league and the NBPA are putting together the finishing touches on their return-to-play plan.
On Wednesday, both sides agreed on a provision that would allow players to stay at home without consequence once the NBA resumes its season in Orlando.
The NBA and NBPA are expected to agree on a provision that wouldn't require players to restart the season, nor subject them to discipline for staying home, sources tell ESPN. The players would lose a portion of salary for those games missed. https://t.co/WkV5qqEmE5
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According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, a number of players have cited several concerns, including family situations, the implications of the coronavirus, and the emergence of social justice in the United States. There have also been some concern related to how players will adapt to the isolated environment in Disney World.
Players will not be paid for missed games if they refuse to travel with their teams to the bubble city.