Netease Sports reported on October 13:
On October 12, the NBA Finals finally ended, and the 2019-20 season ended smoothly.
For the NBA, it is not easy to successfully complete the playoffs. The league office has been sweating for this. After all, the domestic epidemic in the United States is very serious.
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Because of the epidemic, senior executives headed by Xiao Hua have taken the initiative to cut salaries, and many employees' incomes have been affected. Unlike the players, most of them are not rich, so life naturally becomes difficult. Xiao Hua gave a bonus of $1,000 to employees who participated in the semi-finals, which for most people was also a money to relieve their immediate needs.
The financial pressure facing the NBA itself is not small. Because of the Morey incident and the impact of the epidemic, they have suffered serious losses this season and basically cannot achieve profitability. But fortunately, I finished the playoffs smoothly and fulfilled the most critical broadcast contract, so everything is fine. Judging from the attitude of Xiao Hua and Roberts, the head of the union, they believe that the NBA's finances will improve in the future.
Next, the NBA will also prepare for the draft and free market, as well as formulate the schedule and game arrangements for the new season. It stands to reason that October is the day when the new season's training camp and preseason start, but now, the new season may not return until next year.