With the Massachusetts stay-at-home order potentially being lightened next week, that could be a good sign for basketball.

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge reportedly is hopeful that the team will be able to re-open its practice facility next week with restrictions if the order is softened.

With stay-at-home orders beginning to be lifted throughout the country, as many as 22 NBA practice facilities could be open in the very near future.

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