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NBA Board of Governors unanimously approve CBA

NBA Board of Governors unanimously approve CBA

The NBA Board of Governors today unanimously approved adjustments to certain provisions of the current collective bargaining agreement impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020-21 NBA season will begin Tuesday, Dec. 22.

The NBA continues to negotiate with the National Basketball Players Association on other aspects of the 2020-21 season. Confirmed key dates for the upcoming season are as follows:

    Wednesday, Nov. 18 – NBA Draft 2020 presented by State Farm at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN
    Friday, Nov. 20 – Free agent negotiations begin at 6 p.m. ET
    Sunday, Nov. 22 – Players can sign contracts with teams beginning at 12:01 p.m. ET
    Tuesday, Dec. 22 – Opening Night of 2020-21 season

As announced yesterday, the 2020-21 season will feature a 72-game schedule for each team.

Source: NBA Official Press Release

ANALYSIS: There was never any doubt that the new agreed upon CBA would pass through the NBA's Board of Governors. And with a unanimous vote by the league's Board of Governors today, the NBA is set to debut the 2020-21 season on December 22nd.  

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