NBA Releases Health & Safety Protocol For Upcoming Season

The NBA has released its “Health and Safety Protocol Guide” for the upcoming NBA season.

The guide outlines the league’s procedures for how it will deal with COVID-19.

Teams will be limited to 45 people for their travel party.

There are two pathways for people to return after testing positive for COVID-19: there must be 10 days between the first positive test, or they must have two negative PCR tests 24 hours apart. 

Teams will be allowed to pay for player housing during isolation periods. 

The league will not cancel or suspend the upcoming season due to a small or expected number of occurrences, and there is no criteria for when the league would suspend the season

Other safety principles are outlined here