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NBA Makes Coronavirus Contingency Plans

If necessary, the league is preparing to play games without live spectators.

NBA: Minnesota Timberwolves at Portland Trail Blazers Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA is making contingency plans in case the Coronavirus spreads to epidemic levels. Shams Charania of The Athletic tweeted this evening that the league is prepared to play games without live spectators to prevent the spread of the virus.

At this point, the announcement does not appear to be more than a preliminary contingency.