NBA to Play Remainder of Season at ESPN Wide World of Sports

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Disney and the NBA have reached an agreement where the NBA would play out the remainder of their season at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex. Players and staff would likely stay at Disney’s Coronado Beach Resort and potentially other resorts.

The games would be televised but fans will not be admitted.

  • The league would invite 22 teams (13 Western Conference, 9 Eastern Conference)
  • Each team would play 8 regular season games
  • There would be a double elimination play-in format for the 8th seeds
  • The season+playoffs would run from July 31 – October 12th
  • Practices would begin July 9-11th
Source
www.espn.com

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