LeBron James Los Angeles Lakers on Monday said it is eager to resume the NBA season, as long as the health of the players and their families will not be endangered in the middle of the pandemic Covid-19 .
James, speaking on WRTS: After the party program on the multimedia platform seamlessly, said he hoped the NBA season resumes sooner rather than later
“Certainly not give up the season, “said James, the Lakers. leads the Western Conference when the NBA suspended Thurs., March 11 after the Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert has tested positive for coronavirus.
brought the virus world sport stalled, but as closures to prevent its spread began to ease, the sport commEnce to resurface.
German Bundesliga became the first top ELigue enne football to resume after a break of two months on the weekends.
In North America, the popular series of stock car NASCAR resumed without spectators on Sunday and golf stuck a toe in the water with a made for TV charity event with Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson.
the NBA, with Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League and Major League Soccer still formulating plans back, while the NFL is trying to stay on track for on opening the season -schedule in September.
“Not only myself and my teammates, the Lakers organization, we want to play,” James said.
“There is a lot of jouers I know personally who want to play. And of course, we never want to compromise the health of one of our players or familie of joueurss and so on and so on
“This is an epidemic that we have no idea -. we can not control
. ” We will listen to people who were. following the pandemic, according to the figures, the data “
The Lakers have the second best record in the league behind Eastern Conference leaders the Milwaukee Bucks and were already assured of a place in the playoffs – that were to begin in April
Among the uncertainties an NBA return is whether all other games of the regular season will jo.ated and so the teams will play in their home arenas or sites that will better enable the league to restrict access for security reasons.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver said players last week that he expected the league to the outbreak of étudeet testing developments for two to four weeks before making a decision on the resumption of competition.
James said he did not relish the idea is to play without fans present, but he said Monday he just wants to be back on the field.
“You know, I want to return to the game,” said James. “I love playing the game of basketball. I know how inspiring play basketball is. I know how the sport is inspiring himself.
“As soon as possible, when you can go back out there, we ‘d love to bring the game back to basketball fans.”