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Post#1 » by alienchild » Thu Jun 10, 2021 7:22 pm

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Post#2 » by mintsa » Thu Jun 10, 2021 7:31 pm

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Post#3 » by Parataxis » Thu Jun 10, 2021 7:40 pm

Is what it is. I actually liked the idea of having it offset from the hockey season, but back to normal will work too.
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Post#4 » by Raps in 4 » Thu Jun 10, 2021 7:42 pm

Sucks, but it was to be expected. I was hoping we'd get a shorter season and/or one that doesn't all take place during the winter.
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Post#5 » by mihaic » Thu Jun 10, 2021 7:54 pm

OP thanks for the info

I think it's better to have it in the winter. I spend too much summertime watching playoffs. It's ok at the moment due to lockout but if it was not lockout it'd suck
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Post#6 » by MadDogSHWA » Thu Jun 10, 2021 7:56 pm

Hope we're not going back to lockdown in Oct.
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Post#7 » by Mack11 » Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:01 pm

Shams: Everyone back to normal but sources tell me League working on a special **** you canada type of schedule and they'll play in multiple arenas like anaheim and las vegas next year stay tuned for the full story
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Post#8 » by Badonkadonk » Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:04 pm

MadDogSHWA wrote:Hope we're not going back to lockdown in Oct.

I'm optimistic, Canada is now neck-and-neck with Israel as the global leader in 1st doses administered and we have an insane amount of supply rolling in over June and July for 2nd doses now that Moderna shipments have joined Pfizer in full swing. All of my kids' teachers that I've spoken to fully expect to be in class in September being fully vaccinated, and I know my kids will have plenty of time to get their 2nds by that time too.

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Post#9 » by alpngso » Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:10 pm

brace for much more injuries due to olympics + shortened off-season
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Post#10 » by Dalek » Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:28 pm

alpngso wrote:brace for much more injuries due to olympics + shortened off-season


What a mess. The NBA cannot help themselves lately. The Olympics will ruin a lot of these plans because there is prep before and little downtime after for these athletes.

I worry about the draft for guys like Roko Prkacin, Giddey and Sengun who will have Olympic commitments. I am not even sure who is on Can and USA basketball, but for sure it will impact all of those players hugely.
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Post#11 » by bape_lovers » Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:48 pm

we should be all be vaccinated by Sept? if not earlier

MadDogSHWA wrote:Hope we're not going back to lockdown in Oct.
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Post#12 » by kalel123 » Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:03 pm

This was the plan all along. The whole point of having the whole season so rushed this time around.
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Post#13 » by NUCKER101 » Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:18 pm

Gonna be a short turnaround for players playing in the finals or olympics, but I'm glad to see things returning back to normal. Can't wait for that first home game back in front of the Raptors fans in Toronto.
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Post#14 » by YogurtProducer » Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:28 pm

Badonkadonk wrote:
MadDogSHWA wrote:Hope we're not going back to lockdown in Oct.

I'm optimistic, Canada is now neck-and-neck with Israel as the global leader in 1st doses administered and we have an insane amount of supply rolling in over June and July for 2nd doses now that Moderna shipments have joined Pfizer in full swing. All of my kids' teachers that I've spoken to fully expect to be in class in September being fully vaccinated, and I know my kids will have plenty of time to get their 2nds by that time too.

There should be zero excuses.

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Post#15 » by C_Money » Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:31 pm

Should be 132 days exactly until our first regular season game
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Post#16 » by aj174 » Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:53 pm

YogurtProducer wrote:
Badonkadonk wrote:
MadDogSHWA wrote:Hope we're not going back to lockdown in Oct.

I'm optimistic, Canada is now neck-and-neck with Israel as the global leader in 1st doses administered and we have an insane amount of supply rolling in over June and July for 2nd doses now that Moderna shipments have joined Pfizer in full swing. All of my kids' teachers that I've spoken to fully expect to be in class in September being fully vaccinated, and I know my kids will have plenty of time to get their 2nds by that time too.

There should be zero excuses.

Variants


The vaccines have shown effectiveness against variants, essentially this pandemic is on the downturn. By September it should be over.
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Post#17 » by mintsa » Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:59 pm

This choice to move the season back normal was become last September a week 3 Titans/Jaguars nfl game got more viewers than the nba finals……..
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Post#18 » by YogurtProducer » Thu Jun 10, 2021 10:17 pm

aj174 wrote:
YogurtProducer wrote:
Badonkadonk wrote:I'm optimistic, Canada is now neck-and-neck with Israel as the global leader in 1st doses administered and we have an insane amount of supply rolling in over June and July for 2nd doses now that Moderna shipments have joined Pfizer in full swing. All of my kids' teachers that I've spoken to fully expect to be in class in September being fully vaccinated, and I know my kids will have plenty of time to get their 2nds by that time too.

There should be zero excuses.

Variants


The vaccines have shown effectiveness against variants, essentially this pandemic is on the downturn. By September it should be over.

I hope you’re right
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Post#19 » by tecumseh18 » Thu Jun 10, 2021 10:25 pm

Badonkadonk wrote:
MadDogSHWA wrote:Hope we're not going back to lockdown in Oct.

I'm optimistic, Canada is now neck-and-neck with Israel as the global leader in 1st doses administered and we have an insane amount of supply rolling in over June and July for 2nd doses now that Moderna shipments have joined Pfizer in full swing. All of my kids' teachers that I've spoken to fully expect to be in class in September being fully vaccinated, and I know my kids will have plenty of time to get their 2nds by that time too.

There should be zero excuses.


I made a big bet on this. Last week I booked Air Canada return tickets to Calgary in early August for me, wife + 2 kids. $1,000 all in, including taxes. Just an insane deal I couldn't resist.

Although we're booked for our second vax in August/September, I'm assuming we can move that up to before the flight. If not, AC will let me make one change to each ticket.
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Post#20 » by mtcan » Thu Jun 10, 2021 10:44 pm

Does this mean no more play-in tournament?

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