The Milwaukee Bucks closed their training base after testing the team for coronavirus, according to Hoopsrumors.
Milwaukee is not expected to open its training facility until the team heads to Orlando on July 9 to prepare for the resumption of the NBA season. Along with Milwaukee, the Los Angeles clippers, Miami Heat and Denver nuggets also closed the training base.
Milwaukee currently leads the Eastern conference standings.
Interrupted due to the coronavirus pandemic, the season will resume on July 30 with the participation of 22 teams. The matches will take place at three venues in the sports complex of the Disney world amusement Park in Orlando, Florida, USA. Before the start of the playoffs, 22 teams will play 88 regular season games. The start of the playoffs is scheduled for August 17.
Teams are expected to start arriving in Orlando on July 7-9 for training and preparation for the start of the season’s resumption.
«People power». The NBA has introduced an extensive list of inscriptions to replace the names of players
The NBA has unveiled a list of signs that players can use to replace their last name on their jerseys during the season’s restart in Orlando.
The list includes the words “black Lives matter”, “Call their names”, “vote”,” I can’t breathe”,” Justice”,” Peace”,” Equality”,” Freedom”,” Enough”,” Power to the people”,” Justice now”,” Hear us”,” Respect us”,” Listen to us”,” Stand up”,” education Reform ” and others.
The NBA and the Union allowed players to replace the name on their jerseys with a statement about racial and social justice. The English Premier soccer League was one of the first professional sports leagues to adopt this method. The players replaced their names on their jerseys with a black Lives Matter statement in support of the fight against global systemic racism. The NBA decided to follow the example of the APL.