Many NBA owners, executives and elders of the National Basketball Players Association believe Adam Silver will greenlight the return to play in June with games expected to resume before the end of July. That expectation is barring an unforeseen turn of events as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

The NBA is considering a two-site format for the truant of the season including Orlando's Walt Disney World and Las Vegas.

The NBA is discussing an initial two-week recall of players into team marketplaces for a period of quarantine, one to two weeks of individual workouts at team facilities and a two- to three-week formal training camp.