Could basketball be returning soon?

The NBA reportedly will start allowing teams to open their practice facilities in states in which stay-at-home orders have been lightened by May 8, although there still will be restrictions.

There still will be a cap set on people allowed within the facility at any given time and multiple other restrictions in place, but this could be a sign that good things potentially could be on the way.

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