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Practice time will be in short supply in NBA this season

Lakers James Extension Basketball
Posted at 8:29 AM, Dec 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-29 08:29:29-05

Practice time is something that will be in short supply around the NBA this season; teams are basically playing every other day, and that — along with travel and mandated days off — realistically leaves time for no more than two practices per week. Given that teams also had fewer preseason games than usual along with shorter training camps, there just hasn’t been as much time to teach and ease into a year as most coaches would like. And the hectic pace is pretty much going to last all year.