The NBA has had practices open since to voluntary workouts since May 8. Not all teams have re-opened practice facilities but there’s expected to be 22 or so teams practicing by next week. We’ve already got a handful of teams who have said facilities will open soon or are already open. With strict protocol in place and testing happening often at facilities, the NBA is making sure everyone is safe before basketball returns. Here we’ll be tracking each team who has opened up voluntary workouts to players.
Which NBA teams have open practice facilities?
Boston Celtics, June 6 — Massachusetts will allow professional sports teams to return to practice facilities starting on June 6. This doesn’t mean the Celtics will return on that date, but it’s the earliest they’re allowed to do so. Celtics president Danny Ainge announced on May 15 that the team will look to re-open practice this week (May 18-24).
Philadelphia 76ers, May 27 — The Sixers opened up their practice facilities in Camden, N.J., on Wednesday. Over 22 teams have opened facilities as of yesterday.
Brooklyn Nets, May 26 — The Nets plan on opening their practice facilities for workouts on Tuesday as well. The organization will follow the strict protocol set in place.
Charlotte Hornets, May 26 — The Hornets are planning on opening up their practice facilities for voluntary workouts on Tuesday, the team announced.
Toronto Raptors, May 8 — The Raptors were among the first teams to re-open practice facilities.
Cleveland Cavaliers, May 8 — The Cavaliers were one of the first teams to open up facilities to players for workouts.
Portland Trail Blazers, May 8 — The Trail Blazers were also in the same boat as the Cavaliers, though there was some backlash from G CJ McCollum after the announcement.
Utah Jazz, May 8 — The Jazz opened up practice for workouts and George Niang was among the players to participate so far.