NBA looking at pre-Christmas return

NBA looking at pre-Christmas return
Basketball (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis NBA fans may get to see Ja Morant, Jeran Jackson, Jr. and the gang a bit sooner than expected.

That’s because multiple sources are reporting the NBA is targeting Dec. 22 as the start date for the 2020-21 season.

A January tip had previously been mentioned.

Also, the NBA reportedly slicing 10 games off the regular schedule for a total of 72 games, to allow a finish before next summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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