The NBA is getting creative with the season being suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, the NBA is planning a 16-player NBA 2K tournament that is made up of only NBA players. The details are still being finalized, but the plan is for the tournament to be broadcasted on ESPN and last 10 days, starting on Friday, April 3.
Yahoo Sources: NBA to launch players-only NBA 2K Tournament scheduled for Friday and will be broadcast on major netowork. https://t.co/6m39JZETjx pic.twitter.com/a0apwYqDmQ- Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) March 31, 2020
Some of the notable players in the tournament are Kevin Durant, Trae Young, Donovan Mitchell, Devin Booker and DeMarcus Cousins, per The Boardroom.
Each player participating in the tournament will do so from their own homes.
.@NBA2K's "Players-Only" tournament will air starting this Friday on @ESPN. Here are the brackets - who do you think is gonna take it all? pic.twitter.com/51ltOfjeqR- The Boardroom (@boardroom) March 31, 2020
The NBA announced that the 2019-20 season has been suspended in response to the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday, March 11.
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