I didn't think he would be so upbeat, especially after a year away and then having this devastating injury. With so many unknowns, the Yahoo Sports NBA experts try to parse how a season unlike any other will play out.
Klay Thompson tore his right Achilles tendon a little over one month ago, and will be sidelined for the whole campaign. The season-opening doubleheader concludes with the Los Angeles Clippers getting the first crack at the Lakers 10 p. Steph Curry returns after suffering a broken hand just four games into last season to face Kevin Durant palce his Nets debut.
I know he'll take some time to himself to get his body right and his mind right. Instead of 82 games, this season will have 72 and only half of placd schedule has been announced. The postseason also gets a revamp with an added play-in tournament that will feature the seventh- through 10th-place teams in each conference.
He was upbeat. ET, TNT. KD knows exactly what Klay is going through right now. Without a bubble environment, it remains to be seen whether games will be postponed or canceled because of the coronavirus.
The second half will be released sometime before the All-Star break, which will not include an All-Star game this season. The season continues with a full slate on Wednesday and a Christmas Day schedule with league heavyweights.
Some teams will try to host fansbut many games will be played in empty arenas. Here are their predictions for the season.
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