Please select your default edition
Your default site has been set for 7 days

NBA can return with 'safe, healthy' option, says Bucks GM Jon Horst

Friday 22 May 2020 07:18, UK

Milwaukee Bucks general manager Jon Horst addresses the media
Image: Milwaukee Bucks general manager Jon Horst addresses the media

If commissioner Adam Silver and NBA owners can create a safe and healthy format for the league to finish the season, Milwaukee Bucks general manager Jon Horst expects the games will go on.

Follow Sky Sports NBA on Twitter

Follow Sky Sports NBA on Twitter

See the NBA's best plays and stay up to date with the latest news

Horst was a guest on Bucks forward Pat Connaughton's radiothon fundraiser on Thursday.

The team opened their practice facility on May 11 and continue to approach the hiatus, which began on March 11, as a temporary pause in the season.

NBA Retro on Sky Sports

NBA Retro on Sky Sports

Watch classic NBA games on Sky Sports Arena at 9pm every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.

"I have complete confidence that if there is a way for us to return to basketball, return to play, in a healthy and safe manner, for our players and for the public and people that would be involved, that our league will figure out how to do it," Horst said. "Commissioner Silver is incredible."

The Bucks are leading the NBA with a 53-12 record.

Join our NBA group on Facebook

Join our NBA group on Facebook

Sign up and join the NBA conversation in our Facebook group

If the NBA decides to shift immediately to the postseason under the traditional eight-team, conference-based format, the Bucks would play the No 8 seed Orlando Magic (30-35) in the first round.

More on this story

Want to watch even more of the NBA but don't have Sky Sports? Get the Sky Sports Action and Arena pack, click here