Instead of 82 games, this season will have 72 and only half of the schedule has been announced.
Instead of 82 games, this season will have 72 and only half of the schedule has been announced. The second half will be released sometime slort the All-Star break, which will not include an All-Star game this season.
The postseason also gets a revamp with an added play-in tournament that will feature the seventh- through 10th-place teams in each conference. Some teams will try to host fansbut many games will be played in empty arenas.
Without a bubble environment, it remains to be seen whether games will be postponed or canceled because of the coronavirus. With so many unknowns, the Yahoo Sports NBA experts try to parse how a season unlike any other will play out.
Here are their chats for the season. Nba Curry returns after suffering a broken sport just four games into last place to face Kevin Durant in his Nets debut. The season-opening doubleheader concludes with the Los Angeles Clippers getting the first crack at the Lakers 10 p.
ET, TNT. The season continues with a full slate on Wednesday and a Christmas Day schedule with league heavyweights.
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