• NBA Talking About Resuming Season With Single Site Games At Walt Disney's ESPN Complex In Orlando

    7 days ago - By Deadline

    The National Basketball Association is having what it terms “exploratory conversations” with the Walt Disney Co. about resuming its postponed season. The league issued a statement Saturday on its Twitter account. If the talks bear fruit, the season would resume in late July at Disney's ESPN complex in Orlando as a “single site for an NBA...
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  • NBA Says it is Talking With Disney About Resuming Season

    NBA Says it is Talking With Disney About Resuming Season

    7 days ago - By Who TV

    ORLANDO, Florida - The NBA is in talks with The Walt Disney Company on a single-site scenario for a resumption of play in Central Florida in late July, the clearest sign yet that the league believes the season can continue amid the coronavirus pandemic.
    The National Basketball Players Association is also part of the talks with Disney. Games would be held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, a massive campus on the Disney property near Orlando.
    NBA spokesman Mike Bass said the conversations were still “exploratory,” and that the site would be used not only for games but for practices...
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  • NBA Eyes Late-July Return at Disney World

    7 days ago - By The Wrap

    The NBA is getting closer to a return, starting talks with The Walt Company about hosting the remainder of the season at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando.
    The NBA, which suspended its season in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic, is eyeing a late-July return to the court. The ESPN complex is located within The Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando. Disney is one of the NBA's biggest TV partners with the NBA Finals broadcast on ABC. ESPN, which would normally be in the middle of airing the NBA playoffs, has been struggling without any live sports.
    “The NBA, in...
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