NBA Board of Governors Approves of Temporary Two-Way Contract Rule
On Thursday, the NBA approved the suggested changes to two-way contracts for the remainder of the season.
As per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the league has granted permission for players on two-way deals to take part in the NBA postseason. Those players who exceed the 50 active games limit will see their compensation increase to league minimum salary based on years of service.
Sources: NBA Board of Governors has approved the League and NBPA agreement to eliminate the game limit for two-way contract players this season and to allow two-way players to be eligible for the playoffs.
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The temporary change come in light of the COVID-19 global pandemic as two-way players have seen an upsurge in playing time this season as each of the 30 NBA teams have had their own bouts with the virus throughout the year.
The rule change will also provide teams with more flexibility heading into the March 25 trade deadline.