Exciting 2nd Half Awaits NBA, But Virus May Still Have A Say
While LeBron James was largely resting through the All-Star Game, the Brooklyn Nets were adding another piece for a run at his title. With James still near the top of his game and the Nets on top of the league in scoring, it's easy to envision a coast-to-coast NBA Finals when a champion is crowned in July.
But, as proven again by Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons having to sit out Sunday, the coronavirus might still have a say on this season. Most teams resume Thursday, exactly a year after last season was suspended because of the virus.