NBA sends teams proposal for 78-game season, other changes

NBA sends teams proposal for 78-game season, other changes
Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, in Milwaukee. (Source: AP Photo/Morry Gash)

(AP) - The NBA has sent a proposal to teams calling for a 78-game regular season as well as an in-season tournament for all teams and a reseeding of the playoffs when the field is cut to the final four clubs.

A copy of the proposal was obtained by The Associated Press on Friday.

The plan laid out for teams calls for a play-in tournament to decide the seventh and eighth seeds in both conferences.

Players on the winning team in the in-season tournament would get a $1 million prize each.

Copyright 2019 Associated Press. All rights reserved.