The Brooklyn Nets announced they will re-open their practice facility for voluntary workouts Tuesday.
Statement from the Brooklyn Nets:
“The organization will strictly follow the protocols outlined by the NBA and infectious disease experts to ensure that all precautions are taken in order to maintain a safe and healthy environment for players and staff.”
The statement came after New York’s Governor, Andrew Cuomo, stated that professional sports can begin spring training.
The Nets are one of the 11 teams that have yet to re-open their practice facilities. The Celtics, Knicks, 76ers, Bulls, Pistons, Hornets, Wizards, Mavericks, Spurs and Warriors are all waiting to re-open practice facilities.
New York’s governor, Andrew Cuomo told reporters:
“I believe that sports that can come back without having people in the stadium, without having people in the arena, do it. Do it.”
New York currently has 360K confirmed cases of Coronavirus, while the entire United States has 1.68 million.
Disney World in Orlando is still the front-runner for resuming the season. Brooklyn Nets are currently seventh seed in the East with expectations to play in the final tournament.