Sam Amick is a senior NBA Writer & reporter for The Athletic.
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Last week, the NBA took a tiny step toward returning to play, as some teams opened the doors to their practice facilities and began allowing individual player workouts. Today, the Athletic’s Sam Amick joins us to talk about how the NBA is slowly but surely trying to resume the season, where and how a completion of the 2019-2020 season might work, and what's at stake for the league as it navigates through these uncharted waters.Follow Sam Amick's NBA coverage:
Steph Curry interviewed Dr. Anthony Fauci about COVID-19 live on Instagram last week. Joel Embiid has pledged half a million dollars to help laid off arena workers. Karl-Anthony Towns recently opened up about his mother being in a medically-induced coma because of the coronavirus. In short, pro athletes are doing a lot to help in the fight against the pandemic. But are they also benefitting from a double standard when it comes to access to tests and medical care? The Athletic's Sam Amick joins us to discuss.Follow Sam Amick's NBA coverage:
Following the NBA's lead, MLB, the NHL and MLS all suspended or delayed their respective seasons because of coronavirus. And, in a shocking move, the NCAA canceled the men's and women's basketball tournaments. The sports world is effectively canceled for the time being. For the NBA, things could get worse before they get better. The Athletic's Sam Amick joins us to talk about how a lack of testing kits is creating more problems for the NBA, how long this suspension of games could drag on, and what the economic implications are for players and owners.
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