After a meeting Thursday morning, the NBA players decided to resume the playoffs from the Orlando bubble. Late Wednesday night reports said the LA Lakers and Clippers both voted to end the post-season and leave the bubble entirely, but have since shifted their positions.
The NBA’s players have decided to resume the playoffs, source tells ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) August 27, 2020
Yahoo Sources: There was a change in position from last night with LeBron James, among others, relaying it was in their best interest to finish out the season.
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) August 27, 2020
Sources: NBA players — and league — are aiming to restart games Friday.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 27, 2020
Reports suggest that Thursday’s games will also be postponed, as were the three contests scheduled for Wednesday prior to the Milwaukee Bucks boycotting their Game Five with the Orlando Magic. Milwaukee-Orlando, Oklahoma City-Houston, and Portland-LA Lakers each had scheduled Game Fives postponed on Wednesday that could be played as early as Friday.