Rick Carlisle talked about NBA intends to exclude old coaches from recovery this seasonAs NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said On the TNT program Inside the NBA.
Carlisle is the president of the National Basketball Coach Association and the coach of the Dallas Mavericks. He claimed that Silver admitted “he jumped the gun”, referring to the NBA’s intention to prohibit coaches over 65 from coming to Orlando.
“The health and safety of our coaches are paramount,” Carlisle continued. “An NBA coach in the 1960s or 1970s is more likely to be healthier than someone in the 30s or 40s. The conversation should never involve only one person’s age. Adam assured me that we will work together to make sure that for all of our coaches Safe and fair thing.”
According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, people aged 65 and over have a “higher risk of serious illness” from COVID-19.