NBA in talks with Disney to restart season at Wide World of Sports complex

NBA in talks with Disney to restart season at Wide World of Sports complex

ORLANDO, Fla. — The National Basketball Association said it is holding discussions with the Walt Disney Company about restarting the 2019-2020 NBA season at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports complex.

The Walt Disney World sports complex would be used as a single site for an NBA campus for games, practices and housing.

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The season would restart in late July, officials said.

“Our priority continues to be the health and safety of all involved, and we are working with public health experts and government officials on a comprehensive set of guidelines to ensure that appropriate medical procedures and protections are in place,” said Mike Bass, NBA chief communications officer.

The National Basketball Association said it is talking to the Walt Disney Company about restarting the 2019-20 NBA season at Disney?s ESPN Wide World of Sports complex.