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VIDEO SHOWS: COMMENTS FROM LEBRON JAMES / STILL PICTURES OF TEAM KNEELING SHOWS: LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA, USA (JULY 30, 2020) (REUTERS PICTURES – MANDATORY CREDIT: ASHLEY LANDIS/POOL PHOTO VIA USA TODAY SPORTS) 1. NBA PLAYERS KNEELING BEHIND BLACK LIVES MATTER SIGN LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA, USA (JULY 30, 2020) (REUTERS PICTURES – MANDATORY CREDIT: MIKE EHRMANN/POOL PHOTO VIA USA TODAY SPORTS) 2. LEBRON JAMES POINTS TO THE SKY AS PLAYERS KNEEL LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA, USA (JULY 30, 2020) (NBA – MUST COURTESY NBA ENTERTAINMENT. NO RESALE. NO ARCHIVE) 3. (SOUNDBITE) (English) LEBRON JAMES SAYING: “That commitment to the Black community, having my fist up in the air, I understand how unified the Black community, not only in my hometown but all over the world are unified. I want us to become and I want us to be heard. “Just giving thanks to the man above for

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NBA restart: What you need to know and how to watch basketball’s 2020 return

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NBA stars like Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James (23) are set to return to play July 30. 


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After the coronavirus shut down the NBA season along with everything else, basketball is set to return on July 30 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex, inside Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Negotiations between the league and the NBA Players Association resulted in a new deal that will allow play to resume after a hiatus of nearly five months, but the final pro basketball games of 2020 will be unlike any previous year. 

The best 22 of the league’s 30 teams will play eight games to finish the regular season. From these, the top seven teams in each conference will advance, with the final eighth seed in each conference being determined by a potential play-in tournament before the traditional 16-team playoffs.

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