The NBA and the NBPA have announced that they have struck a deal on rules for the 2020-21 season, which is scheduled to start on December 22.
The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced on November 9 that they have struck a deal on rules for the 2020-21 season, which í scheduled to start on December 22.
The NBA’s Board of Governors approved on November 10 that the amended Collective Bargaining Agreement for 2020-21 season by a unanimous vote, allowing it to start. The NBA keeps on negotiating with the NBPA on other issues of the 2020-21 season.
Here are the most important things you need to know about the 2020-21 NBA season.
When does the 2020-21 season start and end?
It will start on December 22 and its end day will be released at a future date.
Where will games be played and will fans be in attendance for games in the 2020-21 season?
Details on game schedules and fan attendance for the 2020-21 season will be released at a future date.
How many games will each team play in the 2020-21 season?
Each team will play 72 games, 10 games fewer than in a normal NBA season.
When is the 2020 NBA Draft?
The 2020 NBA Draft is going to take place on November 18 (8 ET, ESPN).
How is the salary cap affected for the 2020-21 season?
The salary cap will remain unchanged. This past season, the cap was $109.14 million and the tax level was at $132,627,000.
How will the 2020-21 season affect baskeball-related income?
The parties’ agreed-upon split of basketball-related income (BRI) will be ensured by a new system. In the league, player compensation was to exceed the designated share of the players in each season, necessary salary reductions beyond the standard 10 percent escrow would be spread across that season and maybe the following two seasons, subject to a maximum salary reduction in any season of 20 percent.