“To have that quick reboot, I wouldn’t expect to see (LeBron) there. I wouldn’t expect to see him there during the first month of the season. He’ll probably work with us… but I don’t expect the guys to want to be there or show up on purpose.
The Lakers and Miami Heat concluded their 2019-20 campaign on October 11, which translates into a two-month turnaround for both clubs.
While a December prediction still requires the approval of the players’ union, Green believes it is “highly unlikely” that his peers will push back the scheduled start date.
“A lot of other stars haven’t played for a long time… some guys have been out of the bubble for a while,” Green said. “Some teams haven’t played for a year. ”
The NBA has reportedly informed the Board of Governors that a departure on December 22 could generate more than $ 500 million in additional revenue.