NBA, NBPA In 'extreme Talks' on altering Draft Age Requirement

Adam Silver

The NBA and NBPA are in “extreme talks” on altering the draft age requirement from 19 to 18, per a report from Shams Charania of The Athletic.

The change may go into impression as early as 2024, which means prospects from the 2024 class and the 2025 class may enter the draft on the identical time.

The Oklahoma metropolis Thunder can have as many as 4 first-spherical picks inside the 2024 draft, counting on protections.

Charania additionally reviews that the NBA and NBPA are contemplating permitting gamers/teams to designate psychological well being as simply like bodily damage.

The League has been pushing for an in-season match; however negotiations stay ongoing.

All of these elements have been important to the collective bargaining settlement.