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NBA Players Breaking Rules With Secret Practices

NBA players breaking rules? Secret practices? ome NBA players are breaking league rules and government orders purely in order to pick up a basketball again.

NBA Players Breaking Rules

With many team facilities still unavailable, numerous players have snuck into private gyms to get shots up, according to The Athletic:

“As of now, no player is allowed into his team’s facility or some other gym to work out. Development staffers are not supposed to be working with the players. If a player has a private gym at home, great. Many have said they do not. Others, according to multiple sources, are practicing secretly on their own at gyms that are supposed to be closed.”

It’s worth noting the NBA plans to allow small groups to return for team activities around May 8.

But COVID-19 doesn’t affect everyone equally.

NBA Covid-19 Pandemic

Players are still at the mercy of the local government decisions being made in the state they live in.

Christian Wood Detroit Pistons Covid 19
Christian Wood #35 of the Detroit Pistons plays against the Sacramento Kings at Little Caesars Arena on January 22, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. Wood was the 3rd player to test positive for COVID-19.

For example, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has already allowed the Atlanta Hawks to return to their gyms, while various contenders including the Lakers and Clippers are still waiting for the green light.

That had prompted some players to do whatever they can to gain access to hoops and equipment, even if it means breaking the rules.

This post appeared first on Basketball Forever.

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