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NBA Announces Its in Preliminary Talks to Play Season in Disney World

The feel around league circles over the past couple of weeks was that the NBA was set on finishing its season.

Now, the league has made its first public announcement.

League spokesperson Mike Bass announced that the NBA has begun preliminary conversation with The Walt Disney Company about restarting its season in late July at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The facility will host all players and families in a single site through the remainder of the 2019-20 season and the playoffs.

“Our priority continues to be the health and safety of all involved, and we are working with public health experts and government officials on a comprehensive set of guidelines to ensure that appropriate medical protocols and protections are in place,” Bass said.

This marks the clearest sign of a potential return to play.

The Florida-based complex is roughly 40 square miles with nearly 24,000 hotel rooms owned and maintained by Disney. Major League Soccer has also held talks with Disney about returning to play in Orlando, and barring any aggressive news related to the COVID-19 pandemic, both leagues will surely fit on campus ground.

The NBA has been on hiatus since Utah Jazz stars Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell both tested positive for the novel coronavirus on March 11.


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