NBA Commissioner Adam Silver noted on Tuesday that the spread of the coronavirus may pose too big a threat for the league to carry out its plans to resume the 2020 season.
With a “second wave” of coronavirus outbreaks befalling the United States, Silver says that their precautions and plans may not be enough to assure that their planned 2020 season is safe, though he is “pretty confident” that they have all their bases covered and will be able to play the season, ESPN reported.
Silver spoke to TIME 100 Talks about the league’s plans to beat the virus for 2020 with a shortened season starting at the end of July at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.
Silver warned that the virus prevents total surety and it is “Never full steam ahead no matter what.
“One thing we are learning about this virus is much [is] unpredictable,