The Association would love nothing more than to host fans at games throughout the 2020-21 NBA season. Sure the bubble environment at Walt Disney World in Orlando has worked swell.

However, we’re talking economics. The revenue downfall that has come with playing in a bubble has cost the NBA an extraordinary amount of cash. Unfortunately, the current status of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States makes it hard to believe that fans will be in attendance for the 2020-21 NBA season. At the very least, to open the season.