NBA, Players Agree To Resume Playoffs On These Conditions


The NBA and the players union agreed to resume playoff games Saturday after the two sides came to an agreement to enact commitments in the name of social justice and voting awareness.

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts released a joint statement on the issue, along with the list of the agreed-upon steps to support social justice issues.

“The NBA and its players have agreed to immediately establish a social justice coalition, with representatives from players, coaches and governors, that will be focused on a broad range of issues, including increasing access to voting, promoting civic engagement, and advocating for meaningful police and criminal justice reform,” the statement read.

Teams will look to use their arenas as polling locations.

“In every city where the league franchise owns and controls the arena property, team governors will continue to work with local elections officials to conver… (Read more)

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