Netease Sports reported on September 29:
Recently, the Chinese Basketball Association announced the opening time and game system of the 2020-21 NBL League. The new NBL league season will kick off on October 25. The game will adopt a game system. The regular season will be in Hubei.
The NBL for the new season is divided into two stages: regular season and playoffs. From October 25 to November 15, 2020 is the first regular season, which will be held in Wuhan, Hubei. From November 19 to December 10, is the second regular season, which will be held in Bozhou, Anhui, on December 13. The playoffs will be held from January to December 22. The venue will be announced separately.
新赛季的NBL分为两个阶段：常规赛和季后赛。 2020年10月25日至11月15日是第一个常规赛，将于湖北武汉举行。 11月19日至12月10日是第二个常规赛，将于12凯发国际首页入口月13日在安徽Bo州举行。季后赛将于1月至12月22日举行。场地将另行宣布。
It is reported that the new season NBL league will be participated by 11 teams, namely Hubei Wuhan Contemporary Basketball Team, Anhui Wenyi Real Estate Basketball Team, Shaanxi Xinda Basketball Team, Guangxi Weizhuang Basketball Team, Changsha Jinjian Miye Basketball Team, Henan Credit Dian Laojiu Basketball Team, Chongqing Huaxi International Basketball Team,
These 11 teams will adopt a double round robin schedule in the regular season, in which 2 points are awarded for a victory, 1 point for a loss, and 0 points for abstention. At the end of the regular season, the ranking will be determined according to the points of each team. If there are multiple teams with the same points, they will be based on the points of each other's games (win-loss relationship), the net points of each other's games, the total points of each other's games, the net points of all games in the regular season, The total score of all games in the regular season is used to determine the ranking. If the ranking is still not determined, a lottery will be used to determine the final ranking.
The top eight teams in the NBL regular season will enter the playoffs. The quarterfinals and semifinals of the playoffs in the new season will adopt a single elimination system, and the finals will adopt a three-match two-win system.