In a telematic meeting with those responsible for the Euroleague, most of the players have expressed their disappointment at the fact that the competition will resume in the coming days, according to journalists George Zakkas and Nikos Varlas on their respective Twitter accounts.
The arguments of the protagonists of the digital meeting were that they have not been able to prepare enough to avoid injuries if demanding matches are played again. On the other hand, the players see that basketball is a sport with a lot of contact and that the risk of getting the coronavirus is still very high.
The Euroleague is probing the protagonists of the competition to make a final decision, and with regard to the part that affects the templates, most of its representatives have conveyed their concern and concern as well as the majority opinion that they do not it would be the most convenient right now.
The Euroleague / Players conference call just ended. The majority of the players didn’t want the season to resume and was against this plan. Players are afraid of the coronavirus and the high risk of injuries. @Sdna_gr
– George Zakkas (@ZakkasGeorge) May 23, 2020
Varlas assures that the meeting was cordial and respectful at all times where everyone put their opinions on the table. Next Monday is the day on which the Euroleague will decide whether to resume the competition or not.
The meeting between EuroLeague and the players is over. The tone was respectful and responsible from both sides. The vast majority of the players don’t want the season to resume. Monday is the big day
– Varlas Nikos (@nikosvarlas) May 23, 2020
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