NEWS! Plans To Resume the 2019-2020 NBA Season at Walt Disney World Have Been Finalized!

The NBA has inched closer and closer these past few weeks to finalizing the plans to resume their 2019-2020 season at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Walt Disney World.

ESPN Wide World of Sports ©Disney

Although it has been all but certain that Disney would host the NBA, it now appears as though their plans are finally locked in and basketball will indeed resume next month!

Adrian Wojnaroski, Senior NBA Insider at ESPN, tweeted an announcement that the plans to resume the 2019-2020 season at Walt Disney World have been finalized by the NBA as well as the Players Association.

Wojnarowski continues on to mention a new “enhanced insurance plan” that would cover players for career-ending injuries caused by the virus or injuries sustained during play.

He also noted that testing begins today for players set to take part in the “bubble league,” which will isolate all players and staff for the duration of the season. Regardless of testing prior to arrival, the NBA and Disney have laid out several measures to keep the players and staff safe.

Photo Credit: Disney, Matt Stroshane

The first match at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex is set to take place on July 31st.

Are you planning on watching the NBA season when it resumes in Disney World? Let us know in the comments!

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