Several NBA players reportedly want the new season to start in January

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Several NBA players are not keen on starting the new season in late December, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports.

Per Haynes, a number of players around the league want the new season to start n mid-January.

The league is planning to start the new season on December 22, 71 days after the end of the 2020 NBA Finals.

The players, though, want the league to tip off the season on January 18.