Although there has been some progress on returning to normalcy, the NBA is still currently on hiatus as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic lingers on.
Several proposals with contingencies have been reported, but the developing situation with the novel coronavirus makes it difficult to hammer down any concrete details to get games back on the floor.
At best, the NBA has settled on Walt Disney World in Orlando as the host site for a return to play. Beyond that, there are numerous logistical roadblocks that need to be addressed before moving forward.
Despite the uncertain future of the regular season, people like Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel have continued to hold out hope that the hiatus will eventually end, via team reporter Mike Trudell:
“I’m an optimist by nature,” he said.