Source: NBA approves plan to return in Orlando

The NBA’s board of governors has voted to approve the league’s 22-team format to restart the 2019-20 season in Orlando, Florida, a source told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Under the plan from commissioner Adam Silver and the league’s advisory/finance committee, 13 Western Conference teams and nine Eastern Conference teams would play eight regular-season games, a possible play-in tournament for the eighth seed and playoffs at the Walt Disney World Resort, sources previously said.

The source said the plan was approved by a 29-1 vote.

Sources told Wojnarowski that the NBA has set the draft for Oct. 15, with the draft lottery to be held Aug. 25.

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