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John’s got a lengthy piece over at MassLive that breaks down five obstacles to restarting the NBA season. We’ll condense them to essentials here with a bit of commentary on each one.
1. Player contracts end at the end of June
A standard NBA contract defines a season as the period between September 1 and June 30. This is why July 1 is the beginning of the offseason.