NBA and NBPA discuss adding in-season tourney as soon as next year, reducing regular season to 78 games

Dec 28, 2021

The NBA and the players’ union are discussing making an in-season tournament part of the annual league calendar – an addition that could shorten the league season by four games, ESPN reported Sunday.

If the league and the National Basketball Players Association come to an agreement, the tournament could be added to the league calendar as early as the 2022-23 season, per the report.

Source: The Independent