The NBPA's player representatives have approved the NBA's 22-team return-to-play format. All 28 player representatives on the conference call approved the plan.

The Board of Governors approved the measure on Thursday.

Michele Roberts and Chris Paul had been in frequent contact with Adam Silver during the suspension of the season to discuss return-to-play scenarios, which made approving the plan a relatively seamless process.

The NBA and NBPA will work through a number of necessary details over the next week to handle amendments to the CBA, but both sides are ready for play to resume on July 31st.