Zion Williamson and the youth team of New Orleans Pelicans will bring basketball to the eye with many beautiful highlights. But does the NBA favor them?
Temporarily putting aside the concerns, from the public health, the safety of the players to considering basketball as a distraction between the trend of calling for reform and anti-racism in the US, NBA is determined living with floods to bring basketball back.
Yesterday, the NBA and the player association officially finalized a plan to restart the NBA 2019-20 season. Accordingly, 22 teams will compete focused at Disney World Resorts in Orlando. Each team has 8 regular Season matches before entering Playoffs.
Speaking of the eight matches to complete the Regular Season, experts say this is a way for the NBA to pay enough rights to the TV contracts, retaining a portion of the revenue to save the expected season of losses up to hundreds of millions of dollars.
In addition, these matches are also a perfect momentum for the teams, helping them regain the feeling of competition before entering the Playoffs.
However, a few people think that along with choosing 22 teams instead of just 16 Playoffs, this is a favored move for the New Orleans Pelicans, the team has a magnet to attract fans called Zion Williamson.
So will the NBA do everything for the New Orleans Pelicans to get to the Playoffs?
When the season was postponed, Zion Williamson had to halt his series of re-appearances. A surgery during the summer caused the player who was picked in the first round to miss months of play.
By the time the Pelicans played more than 40 games, Zion could make his debut in the NBA and he only played 19 games before basketball had to make room for social isolation.