NBA going to open practice facilities in U.S. states with eased restrictions

According to a report, the National Basketball Association (NBA) is supposedly going to reopen practice facilities in those American states that are starting to relax their COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. On Saturday, EXPN reported that voluntary individual players’ workouts might start in states like Georgia as early as next week, on 1st May, citing league sources of Adrian Wojnarowski.

On Twitter, Wojnarowski said that the latest development didn’t mean the league will try to save the present season. Previously, the officials suspended the current season in March until further notice. The decision of NBA to open practice facilities to players those states where the administration may be relaxing stay-at-home orders does not mean a reopening of the season is imminent. The NBA officials are still not sure about when/if it can play again. However, getting players securely into gyms was a main priority.

Also, the league is reportedly planning how it will help teams and players in coronavirus hotspot where virus lockdown restrictions are still in full effect. One of the general managers of the NBA told EXPN that if their players could travel and play a twenty-four-hour Fitness in Atlanta, they must be able to take access to the practice facilities.

NBA going to open practice facilities in states with eased restrictions

Georgia Governor announced to open some businesses

Brian Kemp, the Governor of Georgia, announced in a Tweet on Thursday that the government may reopen some particular nonessential businesses for restricted operation in the light of the encouraging COVID-19 statistics of the state. As of Sunday afternoon, there were over 976,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States and more than 53,000 deaths.

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