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NBA teams may be able to dress 15 players for games, instead of 13


The NBA potentially is raising the number of players dressed for action in League games from 13 to 15. Rosters, thus far, remain at 15 players, but rules can change minute-to-minute in these times.

The Celtics currently have 17 players on their roster with #18 slated to be Amile Jefferson on an Exhibit 10 contract. Two of the 17 (Tacko Fall and Tremont Waters) are on 2-way deals.

The Celtics G League affiliate Maine Red Claws will not be playing this season, but 2-way players can participate in 50 of the 72 regular-season games scheduled.

This could always change in the next hour or so, and that is not a criticism of Adam Silver or the NBA. The League has done a fine job thus far in the face of the pandemic. They are making it up as they go, and they little choice.

 


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