The players agreed to wage cuts during a pandemic coronavirus
KIEV. April 19. UNN. The leadership of the NBA and the players ‘ Union (NBPA) agreed to reduce salaries by 25 percent because of the pandemic of coronavirus, reports UNN with reference to ESPN.
Insider Adrian wojnarowski reports that prior to may 1, players will receive the full payment, but since may 15 will earn 25 percent less. First, the NBA proposed to the players to cut salaries by up to 50 percent, but this idea has not found support.
It is said that the agreement paves the way for a gradual reduction in the salaries of basketball players, if the force majeure in the collective agreement will become effective with the cancellation of regular season games.
It is noted that the NBA has no plans in the near future to announce the cancellation of any regular season games.