The NBA may have declared its triumphant return last week, but with less than two months to go until the proposed tipoff date, the real work to get the league safely running again has only begun. As new details of the plan emerge, cracks have begun to show, not only in the proposal itself but among the NBA’s players too.
Kyrie Irving and Other Players Ask Questions About the NBA’s Restart Plan
A month ago, superstar players got on a Zoom call and reportedly created a united front to support a safe return to play. A lot has changed since. Last week, the 28 NBPA player representatives all voted in favor of the league’s proposal (which was approved by the board of governors the day before). But a closer look at the NBPA statement shows that the vote was strictly an approval of “further negotiations” with a caveat that “various details” were still to be negotiated.
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