Decision on season NBA will be delayed beyond may

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Los Angeles.- The commissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA), Adam Silver, said that at least during April it will maintain the suspension of the matches of the current campaign, which is not to say that the first day of may is going to resume.

“I said to my colleagues that we must accept that, at least during April, we will not be in a position to make decisions, which does not mean that we will do so on the first day of may,” said the boss of the league.

Because of the global pandemic of COVID-19 are suspended NBA games since march 11 and the next day they gave the information of the positive for the respiratory illness of the players of the Jazz of Utah, frenchman Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell.

The journalist Ernie Johnson did an interview this evening to Adam Silver, the same that was broadcast live on the account of the NBA on Twitter, where he said that in a perfect world they would attempt to finish the phase regular in some way, and then start the playoffs.

Before it said that it has not taken any decision, and hopes in the next two weeks to be closer to specific scenarios, always putting them ahead of the safety of the health of the players, coaches, fans and everyone involved.

Abounded that examines the possibilities of play without public gyms for workouts, do all parties in a single place, have been heard several cities with their capabilities and infrastructure, but even still there is a lot of information that is needed.