Transcript for By the Numbers: The NBA’s bubble success
Professional sports has struggled to stay afloat during the pandemic but there's been widespread praise for the NBA's handling of its season. Players sequestered on the Disney ESPN campus in Orlando for the past month. Let's take a look at the NBA bubble. By the numbers. 22 teens were invited to finish out the regular season each team playing eight seating teens to determine which sixteen foot face off in the playoffs starting next week. With an eighty no record of Phoenix Suns had the best run in Orlando but what the worst record heading into the bubble they fell just short of making a cut for the playoffs. Instead they eight and nine seed teams in the Western Conference. Then at this grizzlies and the Portland trailblazers will face off in a play in game this weekend to determine the final playoff spot. With 61 points in one game this week Portland star Damian Willard has been on buyer in the final stretch to boost his team's chances. But the bottle brought in and into one teen streak for the first time in 22 season Aziz San Antonio Spurs won't advance to the playoffs. After being eliminated last night. Whoever wins fans had eaten up the NBA's restart after four months off Nielsen reporting that 47 million viewers that tuned in to NBA games in the past twelve days since play resumes. I'm sure it's a welcome distraction.
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