The NBA is doing everything it can to play the rest of the regular season and subsequent playoffs – but that may require removing fans from the stands.

The sports world is on hiatus due to global health concerns. All NBA fans are hoping the season can continue at some point this year, but even that’s not a guarantee.

The most realistic outcome for the NBA season to resume is to do so without fans in the stands. Basically, home-court advantage would essentially be eliminated, which would make for an unprecedented playoffs.