The start of the NBA will allow the best basketball players to compete in the Olympic Games
The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach, responded positively to the news of the beginning of the NBA on December 22.
The head of the International Olympic Committee expects that all the best players in the world will be able to participate in the basketball tournament at the games in Tokyo.
«The owners of the NBA clubs have reached an agreement with the players' Union that the season will be shorter and will start on December 22. This will allow the best basketball players in the world to play at the Olympics. This is what the players and the Olympic movement want. This is excellent news, » - Bach said in an interview.
Recall that the International Olympic Committee at the end of March announced the postponement of the summer Olympics to 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The games are scheduled to take place from July 23 to August 8, 2021, in Tokyo.
As for the NBA, they have not yet compiled a calendar of games for the new season, but it is expected that the final series should end well before the start of the Olympics.
In addition, before the start of the Olympics, the NBA is working on a number of legislative changes to players ' contracts. According to insider Mark Stein, the management plans to allow players on bilateral contracts to perform for more than 45 days.
A two-way contract is one of the tools that allows a club to sign a player for a position with minimal costs. Thus, in the upcoming 20/21 championship, a basketball player can receive no more than $ 411,000 for the entire season, even if they win the NBA finals.
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