When will NBA players get vaccine? NBA COVID news updates – The Athletic

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At least the bubble basketball was fun.

Once you got in the arena, you knew that everyone who was there had tested negative and was hermetically sealed, so to speak, inside that Disney World environment that was such a smashing success in large part because, well, the best talent was on display. But this, a day-by-day tally of who’s in and who’s out that is threatening the competitive integrity of the season while requiring a severe uptick in restrictions placed on players, coaches and staff along the way? It’s a (mostly) miserable money grab if ever there was one, even if most folks understand why league officials and the National Basketball Players Association have deemed it necessary for the survival of the business.

You know the heart-wrenching context by now: While vaccines are slowly making their way through the population, the virus rages on at unprecedented levels and the death toll continues to spike. Meanwhile, with six games having been…

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