NBA expects to have full arenas in 2021-22 season
As COVID-19 vaccinnation rollouts continue accross the coutry, good things seem to be ahead as far as a return to a normal lifestyle is concerned. The return to normal would include being able to fill up arenas the way they previously could be, without having to social distance. The NBA is hoping to make this a reality during the 2021-22 season, according to ESPN.
NEWS: The NBA expects all arenas to be at full capacity next season, and one step toward that effort is its new multi-year league-wide partnership with CLEAR to make COVID-19 health screening technology available to all 30 teams. Story: https://t.co/93J4jI8FcV— Baxter Holmes (@Baxter) April 7, 2021
As of now, at least 22 of the 30 teams are allowing fans in attendance in limited capacity. In the story, ESPN notes that the league could plan on using Clear's Health Pass Program as a way to screen fans prior to entering the building in a post-pandemic world.