By: S. Bueno
To the joy of all Basketball fans worldwide, and particularly those who follow the NBA, the month of August saw the restart of the 2020 Season. There was some light at the end of the dark Covid-19 tunnel, as players started to head back to basketball courts across the USA.
In August, many playoffs were organized. The first game actually took place between the New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz on July 30th, resulting in a win for the Utah Jazz!
The second game of the playoffs was a local derby between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers.
It had been four and a half months since a game had been played. The NBA has suffered greatly due to the Covid-19 virus and many key players have tested positive. The NBA League had to introduce strict medical protocols to ensure that players were safe when playing.
Some of these medical protocols are quite interesting and include the following: