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NBA players who will reportedly sit out 2019-20 NBA season restart in Orlando

In the build-up to July 31, when the NBA's 2019-20 season is tentatively set to return at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, one of the most important dates is June 24.

Why? It is the final date for players from the participating 22 teams to decide if they wish to play in the season restart or not.

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Going by team announcements and media reports, here's an updated list of the players who will reportedly sit out the rest of the 2019-20 season.

Thabo Sefolosha, Houston Rockets

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Sefolosha would be opting out of the season restart in Orlando. He played 41 games for the Rockets this season, averaging 2.2 points and 2.3 rebounds in 10.6 minutes.

Wilson Chandler, Brooklyn Nets

According to ESPN's Malika Andrews, Chandler informed the Nets that he would be opting-out of the season's restart in Orlando.

Set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason, the 33-year-old featured in 35 games for the Nets averaging 5.9 points and 4.1 rebounds in 20.1 minutes.

Willie Cauley-Stein, Dallas Mavericks

According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Cauley-Stein will sit out the rest of the season for family reasons.

After starting the season with the Golden State Warriors, Cauley-Stein played in 13 games with the Mavericks prior to the season being suspended with averages of 5.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 0.8 blocks.

Courney Lee, Dallas Mavericks

Courtney Lee will be sidelined when Dallas begins organized team workouts on July 1 because of a left calf injury he suffered during the NBA hiatus, the Mavericks announced.

No timetable has been announced for his return.

The 11-year veteran played in 24 games (nine starts) for the Mavericks this season, averaging 4.5 points in 14.4 minutes on 44.7 percent shooting from beyond the arc.

Trevor Ariza, Portland Trail Blazers

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Trevor Ariza is opting-out of the season restart with the Trail Blazers for family reasons.

The 6-foot-9 forward was acquired by the Blazers in a midseason trade with the Sacramento Kings. Prior to the season's suspension, he started in 21 games with the Blazers and became an integral part of their rotation, averaging 11.0 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 33.4 minutes.

Davis Bertans, Washington Wizards

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Tim Bontemps, Wizards forward Davis Bertans has decided to sit out the NBA's season restart.

Bertans, who is set to be an unrestricted free agent after this season, was having a career year with the Wizards. In 54 games, he averaged career-highs of 15.4 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists while making 3.7 3-pointers per game at a 42.4 percent clip.

Avery Bradley, Los Angeles Lakers

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Avery Bradley will not be suiting up for the Lakers in the NBA's season restart in Orlando, citing family concerns.

Bradley emerged as a key player for the Lakers this season, averaging 8.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game in 24.2 minutes.

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