“It would be safer to be in the same place, or in two places, to start,” said Silver, quoted by ESPN, adding that there is no point in increasing the risk of taking you from city to city. city, if there are no fans.
The NBA, which has suspended its season since March 11 and the positive test of the French Rudy Gobert (Utah), has been studying for weeks the possibility of finishing it behind closed doors, by gathering all the teams in the same confined area, which could be Las Vegas and/or Disney World in Orlando.
A few hours before this announcement, Michele Roberts had told ESPN that the players, certainly in favor of the idea of a “bubble” in which, separated from their families, they would go back and forth just to train and play the matches in a hotel, nevertheless expressed their skepticism on the issue of surveillance of the premises.
Also talking about next season, Adam Silver told the players that it could be postponed until December, regardless of the current fate.