Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, September 23 (Reporter Cao Yibo) The Chinese Men’s Professional Basketball League (CBA) held a press conference for the 2022-2023 season in Beijing on the 23rd, announcing that the new season will begin officially on October 10.
The first 9 rounds of the CBA League regular season of the new season will be held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province in the form of a tournament system. The venues will be arranged in Huanglong Sports Center and Hangzhou Gymnasium. In the following games, we will actively promote the restoration of the home and away game system based on the epidemic prevention and control situation and the guidance of higher-level units.
The regular season rounds will be increased from 38 rounds in the 2021-2022 season to 42 rounds. The 20 participating teams will be divided into 4 groups in a serpentine arrangement according to the final position of the previous season, with 5 teams in each group, according to the three rounds in the group.. The competition will have will be played in a double round-robin format outside the group, and the top 12 will enter the playoffs. The play-offs are expected to start in early April 2023.
Regarding foreign aid policy, during the regular season, the bottom four teams in the last season can use foreign aid “4 quarters and 5 people”, other teams use “4 quarters and 4 people”, and all teams during the playoffs use “4 quarters and 4 people”. people”. Each team can register up to 4 foreign players at the same time, and each match can register up to 4 foreign players.
The registration and transfer of players in the new season was also announced on the same day. 63 players had registered for the CBA league for the first time, and 20 of them were produced by the rookie player selection meeting, and 43 were trained by the club itself; 33 players were traded by each club, including 13 transfers. 15 free agents were signed, 2 exclusive signing rights were transferred, and 3 were loaned.
At the press conference, Yao Ming, chairman of the Chinese Basketball Association and chairman of CBA Company, who accompanied the Chinese women’s basketball team in the World Cup in Australia, presented a video speech.
Earlier this month, the CBA League released the slogan of the new season: When the fire is up for me. (finish)Return to Sohu, see more
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