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Mark Cuban: Mavs may rest players or not play in NBA playoffs

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Mark Cuban at least interested in the idea of ​​the NBA hosting an in-season tournament.

An old video shows the Dallas Mavericks governor saying he’s ‘not’ a fan of the tournament and his team may Won’t play in this event, or possibly rest “our best players” because their only focus is on trying to win an NBA championship. Landon Buford @landon Buford Ford

Mark Cuban on NBA In Season Tournament:

“As far as season championships go, I’m not a fan. I can see the Mavericks not playing or resting our best players at all. The prize is the prize until they give me a [Larry O’Brien Trophy].” #MFFL #NBATwitter #Dallasin lYYEc9OPzV

After the video aired, Cuban spoke with NBA reporter Marc Stein, saying he was “actually right” about the season The concept of the championship is open because “it has an opportunity to build interest in the sport”.

Cuban also proposed that the NBA can expand the d row to four rounds, and the team that wins the in-season championship will be in The top pick in each of the final two rounds. Mark Stein @TheSteinLine

However, Cuban told me that he supports expanding the NBA draft from the current two rounds to four and proposes an NBA season cup The winner of both rounds received the No. 1 pick. The third and fourth rounds of the expansion draft…with the proviso that the picks cannot be traded.

Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium reports current details on the framework for an intra-season tournament that could be implemented as soon as possible in the 2023-24 season:

Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

According to sources, the current frame of the NBA season championship as soon as 2023-24:

– Cup until November
– 8 teams advance to single-elimination finals in December; other 22 continue regular season
– All matches are part of the normal 82-game schedule; two finalists will add one point

NBA commissioner Adam Silver has been talking about the possibility of an in-season tournament for years .

In a February interview with Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports, Silver said that according to Speaking with the National Basketball Players Association, he believes the game is “closer and closer” to happening.

“And I feel like there’s quite a bit of interest,” he added.

Charania noted that the NBA and NBPA are still working on finalizing the concept of the tournament, including awarding prizes for the eight teams that advance to the single-elimination round.

In September 2021, Charania reported that the league was discussing a $1 million per player bonus, with the competition committee this concept.

No details on what teams might receive other than potential financial payouts to players or win in-season tournaments .

Negotiating a new collective bargaining agreement while the NBA and NBPA are discussing the concept of an in-season tournament. The current CBA runs through the 2023-24 season, but both sides can opt out in December.

There does not appear to be any risk of a shutdown even if either or both parties opt out of the collective bargaining agreement.

The NBA has done a great job of expanding the playoffs with playoffs in recent years. Although these games don’t technically count as playoff games, their sense of urgency increases due to the “win-or-go home” nature of the games.

Trying to figure out a way to make in-season tournaments important to the team seems to make it feel like The biggest hurdle to a big thing, and something that all 30 clubs want to be a part of.



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