With the NBA board of governors holding a virtual meeting on Friday to discuss return-to-play options, commissioner Adam Silver reportedly has a return date in mind with a formal announcement potentially coming soon.

Per Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, Silver said on the board of governors call that July 31 is a possible target date for the season to resume.

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Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, “most” team owners expect Silver’s plan to bring the season back will be announced within the next week.

Wojnarowski reported earlier this week that a return-to-play plan was unlikely to be finalized during the board of governors call, as discussions between teams and the National Basketball Players Association about the “three most serious plans” were still ongoing.

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