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Report: NBA’s Board of Governors votes to restart 2019-20 season

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THE NBA IS (almost) BACK!

Utah Jazz v Oklahoma City Thunder Photo by Zach Beeker/NBAE via Getty Images

The National Basketball Association is back!

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the NBA’s Board of Governors has approved a 22-team format for restarting the 2019-20 season at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports in Orlando at Walt Disney World.

Wojnarowski reported the news on Twitter Thursday.

The season would restart on July 31 with 13 teams from the Western Conference and eight teams from the Eastern Conference, Wojnarowski reported.

The season would end no later than October 12.

The last game was played on March 11 before the season was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Now the Players Association will need to approve the plan to make the whole thing official.

The Oklahoma City Thunder will face the Utah Jazz, Washington Wizards, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Lakers.