Tiger Fighting, October 7 News Today, Michael Roberts, executive director of the NBA Players Union, accepted an exclusive interview with Shams Charania, a well-known journalist, to talk about the situation of the league next season.
Tiger Fighting，10月7日新闻今天，NBA球员联盟执行董事Michael Roberts接受了著名记者Shams Charania的独家专访，谈论下赛季联盟的情况。
Speaking of the start time of next season, Roberts said: "January or February 2021 is most likely, especially at the end of January or early February. The league and the players union have a common goal: to play 82 games and reduce the distance traveled away. Let some fans come in to watch the game."
Speaking of the free market after the end of this season, Roberts said: "It is expected that the free market for players during this offseason will be opened no later than December 1, and the salary cap and luxury tax standards will not be lower than previously predicted. A lot. The salary cap previously predicted is 115 million, which should not be too far off."
The existing labor-management agreement will expire in 2024, but both parties have the right to opt out of the contract in 2023. When talking about the future of the NBA, Roberts said: "I think we will strive to achieve a result that is acceptable to both parties. But it takes time."