The BOL Winter Meetings have wrapped up in sunny Sydney, Australia, and there are unconfirmed reports of changes coming to the 2017 BOL season, some of which are rumored to include:
- An earlier start — the 2016 BOL season started October 15. The season may start earlier, right at the end of the BBL playoffs.
- The 2016 season was 50 game. With 7 opposing teams in each division, the season may be expanded to 56 games so that each team can play each other team 8 times (4 home, 4 away)
- Playoff participation may be expanded
- Team salary caps, currently $5 million, may be reviewed and raised