https://www.wdrb.com/sports/bozich-...cle_ccf75724-1487-11eb-b174-b35c1ced02a0.htmlThe story is about somebody is bringing an NBA team to Louisville. This time, the rumor was the Toronto Raptors. This time, like every other time, they are not coming to Louisville, three sources told me Thursday, not even for one season.
The NBA is targeting Tuesday, December 22nd for the start of the 20-21 season with a 72-game regular season that finishes before the 2021 Olympics begin on July 23rd. The league has started the season on a Tuesday in recent years with a doubleheader on TNT. Christmas Day falls on a Friday this year and would likely feature a full slate of games throughout the day on ABC, ESPN and TNT.
Negotiations between the NBA and union have been productive on making the necessary financial allowances on 20-21 salary cap and luxury tax thresholds to account for the massive losses in revenues from the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Beginning Nov. 9, the stellar collection of talented ESPN+ writers will expand, with ESPN+ subscribers having exclusive access to the insider perspective, analysis and insight-driven work by some of the most recognized experts and in the industry,” ESPN said in an announcement.
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