The NBA has been in a suspension of play since March 11 due to the novel coronavirus, but there have been little inklings of hope over the past few weeks that there could be a possible return to play.
ESPN Sources: Attendees left Board of Governors call w/ Adam Silver today feeling positive about momentum toward an NBA return to play this season. Discussion included how league/players will need to get comfortable w/ some positive tests for virus not shutting down a resumption
– Adrian Wojnarowski May 13, 2020
It is not just the governors who would like to return to play, it is also the players.
The group’s decision is expected to hold significant weight in the decision-making process for the rest of the league’s players when it’s time to deliberate on whether to restart the season.