Will Yoder
Tuesday December 6th, 2011

The NBA is reportedly considering pushing back the start of training camp from this Friday until next Monday, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. 

While Friday is officially the day that training camps are scheduled to open, it is also the same day that teams will be allowed to sign free agents and make trades. Wojnarowski reports that by pushing the start date of training camps back, it will allow team’s to begin training with fuller squads.

The NBA’s preseason is scheduled to start Dec. 16, with each team playing just several games against the teams that are closest to them geographically.

The start NBA season was delayed until Dec. 25 as result of the NBA lockout

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