22 NBA teams will return to complete their season in Disney World. And soon, we’ll know exactly when we can catch the games!
Earlier this week, we reported the National Basketball Players Association and NBA had finalized their plans to finish their 2019-2020 season at Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
But despite having all of their terms agreed to by Disney as well as the NBA executives and athletes, worry seems to be looming over the resumptive games.
Two major professional sports leagues — the National Basketball Association and Major League Soccer — are preparing to resume play in Walt Disney World.
And today, representatives of the two Orlando teams (NBA’s Orlando Magic and MLS’s Orlando City Soccer Club) presented to Florida’s Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force to share their plans as they get ready to PLAY BALL (ok, that’s baseball, I know…) at Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. [Read more…]
And over the last few weeks, the two organizations have been working out all the details as they move towards a July 31st resumption date including where players should be staying while on property.
Just moments ago, we shared with you a few new details regarding NBA players being able to invite friends and family to Disney World after they advance through round one.
And now we’ve just learned which Disney World resort hotels the teams will be calling home sweet home while they finish their 2020 season at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex!
Recently the NBA announced its decision to allow several teams to finish their 2020 season in Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
And now, we just found out the NBA players will be permitted to invite family and friends as they advance in the playoffs!
Although Milwaukee Bucks player Robin Lopez has spoken out about the NBA’s stay (in three different resorts on property) at Disney World in the most entertaining way possible, Mayor Jerry Demings is also chiming in about the sports leagues return.
Lots of change has been happening around Disney World lately! Even though the parks have remained closed since mid-March, things are really starting to heat up.
Some Disney Springs businesses have recently begun to operate and Disney World’s theme parks now have an official reopening date. Now, sports fans’ attention is centered around the NBA’s decision to resume its season on Disney soil. The OFFICIAL announcement is expected to be made TODAY once the plan is approved.
While we’ve been chatting a lot about the possibility of the NBA finishing out its season in Walt Disney World (and you can read the latest on that developing story here), it also looks as though Major League Soccer will be doing so, according to an article by The Washington Post.
While the article notes that MLS has not issued an official statement, Major League Soccer and the MLS Players Association have reached an agreement to continue the 2020 season. [Read more…]