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NBA Committee Recommends Active Roster Expansion

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According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, the NBA Competition Committee has suggested that teams expand their active rosters for the 2020-21 season.

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The NBA Competition Committee has formerly recommended that teams should be allowed to expand their active rosters to 15 players for the upcoming 2020-21 season. The Athletic’s Shams Charania delivered the news regarding the committee’s recommendation on Saturday.

According to Charania, the NBA’s Board of Governors will discuss the potential active roster expansion on Dec. 17. Outside of roster size, Charania detailed the league’s decision on the coach’s challenge in a follow-up tweet.

NBA officially adopting coach’s challenge as part of competition, but rules remain status quo. Two common suggestions were: Award second challenge if first was successful; or team retains timeout following successful challenge. League evaluating potential modifications in future.

The Trail Blazers currently have 14 players under traditional contracts and one player on a two-way deal. The 2020-21 regular season tips off on Dec. 22.