From the donation of 3 million and 1 billion to the 12000 word anti epidemic program, we have to wait 132 days! CBA finally returns against the wind

 From the donation of 3 million and 1 billion to the 12000 word anti epidemic program, we have to wait 132 days! CBA finally returns against the wind

From January 24 to June 4, when the suspension was officially announced, CBA spent 132 days from hope to despair to hope. From June 4 to June 20, the final round of the competition was 16 days in full swing.

CBA is almost the first top professional sports league in the world to prepare for the resumption under the new crown epidemic situation - yes, this comparative field needs to be put into the world - it is said that CBA League finally reported to the State Administration of sport and the State Council for approval the prevention and control of the resumption epidemic situation work plan, the full text of which is more than 12000 words, totally divided into 10 chapters, after three months of polishing, it is difficult to unify Improvement and change of specific times.

As a result, CBA, as the top professional sports league in China, is ahead of more than one position of CSL in the event of rematch.

On January 22, when all 10 matches in the 30th round of the 2019-2020 CBA League season are over, most people think about how to spend the coming Spring Festival holiday. After all, with one-third of the regular season, these pros also need a break to make the final sprint for the playoffs.

However, all previous plans came to an abrupt end with the announcement of Wuhans closure the next day (January 23).

At first, CBAs response included the decisive announcement of suspension the next day after the closure of Wuhan City, and the organization of donation of more than 3 million one billion (in addition to CBAs first donation of 3 million yuan, clubs and enterprises behind also made a large number of donations, including Tianjin Ronggangs donation of 100 million yuan).

Soon, with the domestic epidemic gradually under control, the CBA League began to make plans for the semi-finals in March.

On March 10, Su Qun, a well-known basketball commentator and media person known to fans as the editor in chief of basketball pioneer, revealed through Weibo that CBA plans to resume the season on April 2 or 6. Before that, CBA League issued the notice of CBA League on League extension and related work adjustment (1) on February 2, which mentioned that the resumption time is not earlier than April 1, that is to say, April 2 is also the earliest resumption time in theory at that time.

Looking back from the present point of view, from March to early April, although the epidemic situation in most areas except Wuhan in China has been stabilized, in general, CBA considered the resumption of the competition at that time because of the consideration of the trend of the epidemic and the overall situation of resumption of production nationwide.

However, on the other hand, CBA has been preparing for the semi-finals since then - including, most importantly, finalizing with local authorities the two semi-finals cities of Qingdao and Dongguan - which has laid the foundation for them to finally complete all the work required for the semi-finals within 15 days after the scheme is approved.

On May 24, 2019, CBA announced that, upon the nomination of chairman Yao Ming and the approval of the board of directors, Wang Dawei was hired as the first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CBA to take full charge of all work of CBA League. Prior to that, Wang Dawei served as senior vice president and chief marketing officer of NBA China, and worked in NBA China for more than 10 years, responsible for market development, etc.

In the past 10 years, NBAs market development in China has gone smoothly, and its commercial value has increased accordingly. However, just a few months after Wang Dawei left, a Morey incident brought the NBAs relationship with China to a freezing point. Not only CCTV stopped broadcasting, but also partners announced to draw a clear line. So far, there is no sign of any loosening in many aspects.

On the CBA side, with Wang Dawei coming, the 2019-2020 season ushered in the first year of the cba2.0 era. In addition to the commercial adjustment, there have been many wonderful scenes of killing and anti killing in the match field. The reputation and attention of the whole league have been greatly improved.

At the end of this season, many sponsorship contracts expire in the last business cycle of CBA League, and many partners, including copyright owners, are facing renewal. Judging from the quality and attention of the games before the Spring Festival, CBA League, which is in a period of rapid growth, is very hopeful to sell a good price in the new business cycle.

However, with the arrival of the epidemic, everything suddenly stopped, and even the original good opportunity suddenly became a life and death problem.

Due to the suspension of the league, according to the commercial contract signed before, if the League cannot be resumed for the rest of this season, the performance with the existing sponsors is a problem, and it is more difficult to talk about renewal with others. If we cant complete this series of contract performance and renewal work before the start of the new season, the CBA of the next season will face the risk of streaking, which is a huge disaster for both the Chinese professional basketball which has developed for more than 20 years and Wang Dawei who just took office for one year.

However, at the end of March and the beginning of April, after the rapid deterioration of the global epidemic, the notice issued by the General Administration of sport and the State Council Concerning the suspension of large-scale activities such as marathon and crowd gathering activities such as sports events in the coming period of time made the road to the second round of the competition far away.

This is almost a desperate situation. What else can CBA do at this time?

They are really not idle.

1. Continue to communicate with the clubs to confirm the availability of foreign aid for each team and the personnel who can participate in the competition, and formulate the rules and schedule of the second round according to the existing conditions;

4. We launched a series of measures including salary reduction for alliance executives.

In the whole anti epidemic plan of CBA rematch, the demand and safety of players are set as the core, and other personnel set specific permissions and functions around players and games, and finally formed a specific plan of green (team players), yellow (league staff and media), blue (venue, game area staff) tricolor personnel and area. All participants are required to undergo multiple rounds of nucleic acid testing before the formal start of the heats, and strictly follow their own regional activities during the heats.

When all these preparations continue to take shape, the rest is to wait for the time to control the domestic epidemic situation to be ripe, and the superior leaders approve the plan and the replay. Fortunately, after 132 days of waiting, CBAs efforts were affirmed by the superior competent department, and on June 4, the news of passing the replay plan was received.

Its the first time for Qingdao and Dongguan to welcome CBA in such a hot season. Its also the first time for CBA League and fans.

No matter how hard the process is, the epidemic and winter will pass. CBAs hard won rematch may also mean that those games and lives full of hope and enthusiasm are about to return.