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On March 11 The 2019-20 NBA season came to a abrupt stop due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The NBA season is set to make it’s return on July 31.
The 2019-20 restart is contingent on an agreement with The Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida will be used as a single site for a campus for all housing, practices and games for the remainder of the season.
On June 4, the NBA’s Board of Governors approved the plan to return.
A total of 22 teams would return to play this season.
The eight remaining games each returning team would play before the playoffs begin. The games would be selected from a team’s remaining regular-season matchups.
Top seven teams in each conference with the best records clinch a playoff spot.
The eighth seeds in each conference could come down to a play-in tournament.
No play-in tournament would be needed if the team with the eighth-best record is five or more wins ahead of the team with the ninth-best record in the same conference.
The final playoff spot would go to the eighth best record.
If the team with the eighth-best record is four or less of the team with the ninth-best record then that’s when we will have a play in tournament.
Winner takes all for the final spot between those two teams.
The Finals would end no later than Oct. 12.
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