The NBA has a clause in every contract that is called a "Force Majeure." This clause allows teams to stop paying salaries of players and other contracted employees due to unforeseen forces that stop play, in this case, the coronavirus outbreak.
Some sources say that this could happen as soon as April 1st. Mike Bianchi thinks that this isn't the best move for the league, but Stan Van Gundy disagrees. Listen to that and Stan's whole interview in the podcast below.