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NBA Rumors: League Surveyed GMs On Different Return To Play Formats

3 days ago   |   By NESN

It's starting to look like the NBA season will resume at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., as the league on Saturday confirmed.
What the format will look like when basketball does return, however, is still being deliberated on. Will they go straight to the playoffs? How many teams will be included in the tournament if so? And what potential modifications to the current playoff structure will be made?
Apparently, the NBA surveyed its general managers Friday night to get their input on the various return-to-play scenarios, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania.
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NBA Confirms It's Looking Into Restarting Season At Walt Disney World Resort

3 days ago   |   By NESN

The 2019-20 NBA season might be finishing up at the happiest place on earth.
Like every other paused sports league in the world, the NBA is trying to figure out how to safely restart its campaign amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
For a little while now, Las Vegas and Orlando have been two rumored locations to be the “hub” or “campus” environment for the league to play things out, with the Florida location, specifically Walt Disney World Resort, recently has emerged as the frontrunner.
And on Saturday afternoon, NBA spokesman Mike Bass indicated to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne that the league is...
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NBA restarting season at Disney World is almost done deal

NBA restarting season at Disney World is almost done deal

3 days ago   |   By New York Post

The NBA and Mickey Mouse are moving closer to a July marriage. The league on Saturday confirmed a report from earlier this week that Disney World is on track to become the sole site for the NBA's fan-less resumption to the season, likely in late July. The venue would be the ESPN's Wide World of...
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NBA to resume season at ESPN's Wide World of Sports complex?

3 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

Barring any hiccups, NBA commissioner Adam Silver is expected to lay out his plan for a return to action on June 1. Having a host city locked down would be one of the biggest initial steps.
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NBA, NBPA ‘in exploratory conversations' with Disney about July return

3 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

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 and housing as...
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NBA enters 'exploratory conversations' to finish season at Disney World

3 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

According to NBA spokesperson Mike Bass, the league has entered into “exploratory conversations” with the Walt Disney Company to use Disney World in Florida as its sole site for NBA games.
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NBA Enters ‘Exploratory' Talks To Resume Season In Orlando

3 days ago   |   By Hoops Rumors

The NBA has entered exploratory conversations with the Walt Disney Corporation about restarting the 2019/20 season at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida in late July, tweets ESPN's Ramona Shelburne.
“The NBA, in conjunction with the National Basketball Players Association, is engaged in exploratory conversations with The Walt Disney Company about restarting the 2019-20 NBA season in late July at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida as a single site for an NBA campus for games, practices and housing,” NBA spokesperson Mike Bass said. “Our...
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NBA confirms it's discussing late-July season restart at Disney World

3 days ago   |   By TheScore

Find out the latest on COVID-19's impact on the sports world and when sports are returning by subscribing to Breaking News push notifications in the Sports and COVID-19 section. The NBA is engaged in "exploratory conversations" with The Walt Disney Company about restarting the suspended season at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in late July, league spokesman Mike Bass confirmed, according to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne. The complex, which is located at the Walt Disney World Resort, would be the "single site for an NBA campus for games, practices, and housing," Bass said. Disney World...
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