It shouldn’t end this way. It cannot end this way. But for the Boston Celtics and the league’s 29 other squads, it may just end this way.
The spread of COVID-19 has wiped away the 2020 Olympics and March Madness and it seems possible that it is becoming too difficult logistically to continue the current NBA season.
The ripple effects of the Coronavirus are going to be felt on a league-wide level as it relates to the salary cap and revenue share. Losses will give owners less money to spend, but the losses don’t end there.
Players are likely to lose out on money since every million dollars spent will put every team that much closer to a now-lowered taxpayer line.