The Philadelphia 76ers have just a few more games left in the first half of the 2020-2021 NBA season. With a condensed season in play, the second-half schedule certainly doesn’t favor the players as there are many games squeezed in so the league can ensure a May finale to the regular season. “Is there danger? Possibly, but there’s danger in every season. But when you shorten the season, you compact it even more. There have always been injuries in the past because of minutes, a lot of games, etc. When you have a lot of games, minutes, and back-to-back games like that and travel as much as we are, it could be dangerous.”
Green has faith in the Sixers’ medical staff to keep everybody as healthy as possible. While the situation certainly isn’t ideal, players knew what kind of season this would be when the league proposed a late December start with the playoffs beginning in May. Hopefully, the tight schedule doesn’t cause any major issues for players or organizations as the season progresses.