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NBA to restart in Orlando? - magnus - 05-23-2020

There's a The Athletic article that says Disney facilities are the frontrunner for hosting the NBA's restart with an eye towards a single host site.

Quote:While the league has explored the possibility of holding games in multiple cities, it appears likely that Orlando would be a sole host. Sources confirmed that Houston, as first reported by The Ringer on Wednesday, has also received serious consideration as a host city. But Orlando is on track to win its bid so long as final details regarding testing and hotel use are resolved. For the NBA, Orlando/Disney World’s controllability as a playing site — with a private property having the necessary complexes, hotels and amenities — has been the most appealing of all the possibilities all along.

As a commenter in the article mentioned,  what a sweet bonus for Brook and Robin if this bears fruit.

Anyway, with every league taking steps to restart,  it's looking more and more likely we'll get at least close (barring a setback) to seeing professional team sports played in the US this summer.