Players of the National Basketball Association are making plans to discuss how to stop plans of restarting the 2019-2020 NBA season which had started in Orlando. According to Howard Beck of the Bleachers Report, about two hundred NBA players are to be involved in the discussion on Friday The discussion is planned to take place via a zoom call.
Beck further reports that The Nets’ player, Kyrie Irving is one of the key players pushing for the discussion and organizing the Zoom call.
According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo, some players think it is a bad idea for them to return and continue the season during a time of social unrest.
However, some ‘top profile players’ have warned about how not playing could have some negative financial effects.
Malcolm Brogdon of Pacers guard, the NBPA Vice President has stated that some of the players have contacted him to voice out their concerns about resuming the season.
On a podcast that was done recently with JJ Redick, Brogdon said that some of the players are not interested in returning to play for the season.
More sources reveal that conference calls are already being made by different factions of NBA players. The players are discussing and trying to come up with a plan that will allow them to remain at home without facing consequences.