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Silver: NBA considering bringing back play-in tournament for 2021-22 season

The League is planning on doing the play-in tourney again despite returning to a normal schedule next season, pending the approval of all 30 teams.

Ja Morant #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies attempts to block Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors during the 2021 Play-In Tournament game on May 21, 2021 at Chase Center in San Francisco, California.  Photo by Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images

The 2021 NBA Finals is about to get underway, so naturally commissioner Adam Silver has to answer a multitude of questions before Game 1 tips between the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks. Among those was on whether or not the NBA play-in tournament will return in the 2021-22 season. Silver told reporters that it’s likely to happen after they found the play-in tournament a success in 2021. That comment will likely be taken with some criticism.