Sources: 14 of 22 NBA teams out within 53 days

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As the NBA firms up its 22-team Orlando restart schedule, 14 of the teams will be eliminated within 53 days of arriving — and only four teams will remain after 67 days, sources said.

The NBA has shared that information with players to show how significant of a commitment the season’s resumption at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex will entail, which perhaps could be less daunting when taken into context of the timetables constructed into the league’s revised schedule.

The NBA is planning to begin camps July 9-11, and teams will briefly quarantining before beginning formal training camps prior to regular season games resuming July 30, sources said.

The six teams eliminated after eight regular season games and a possible play-in tournament for the No. 8 seed would leave Orlando within 35 to 40 days, sources said.

The NBA expects the conference finals will end with a maximum of 82 days, leaving the two NBA finalists, sources said.

The NBA expects the NBA Finals could start by Sept. 30.

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