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NBA, players union finalize restart plans

The National Basketball Association and the National Basketball Players Association announced it finalized plans to resume its 2019-20 regular-season that was suspended due to Covid-19.

The league will send 22 teams to a bubble campus at Walt Disney World on July 30. Clubs will compete in eight seeding games, with the final 16 teams playing in the league’s traditional playoff format. The NBA Finals will not extend further than Oct. 13, according to the NBA.

The NBA became the first U.S. sports big league to suspend its season on March 11 due to the pandemic.

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