NBA Commissioner Adam Silver talks on the future of the play-in tournament, start of 2021-22 season

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver spent some time opening up about how the league’s new play-in tournament and how it impacted the end of the 2020-21 season in a recent interview, as well as how the start of the 2021-22 NBA season will go.

While there are certainly legitimate gripes to be had by teams and players who would have preferred to be resting as the end of the regular season winds down, it seems the new end-of-season wrinkle was a smashing success in generating fan interest in a part of the season that is about as low as it can be during the regular season.

Silver also talks on how the league plans to get back to playing something closer to a normal schedule in terms of their historic range.

Watch the video embedded above to hear everything he has to say about these twin issues moving forward for the league — it sounds as if things are in motion to try and cement both ends of the season in the ways Silver describes in this clip.

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