Inside the NBA bubble: What is life like for the media on the Disney World campus?

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The sign stood in front of me with a message that could have left me feeling frustrated. As it has been for almost all of 2020, the moment only further reinforced my want to maintain the right perspective. Underneath the entrance to Walt Disney World reads, "Where Dreams Come True."
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Lakers’ Anthony Davis explains why he won’t wear social justice message on jersey for NBA restart

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Another example emerged that showed how Los Angeles Lakers stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis have thought alike. Like James, Davis does not plan to attach a social justice message on the back of his jersey when the Lakers resume the season against the Los Angeles Clippers on July 30
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Report: ESPN suspends Adrian Wojnarowski for profane email to Sen. Josh Hawley

ESPN has suspended popular NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski without pay for a profane email he sent to Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, the New York Post's Andrew Marchand reports.   Hawley wrote an open letter to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Friday criticizing the league's relationship with China and calling on the league to allow messages in
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NBA players in Disney World will be able to experience perks like Expedition Everest, golf courses and boating trips

NBA players might not have access to Space Mountain or the Haunted Mansion or Pirates of the Caribbean. But the NBA has made arrangements with Disney to provide access to attractions and experiences at the massive theme park, including after-hours access to Expedition Everest at Animal Kingdom, Rock ‘N’ Roller Coaster at Hollywood Studios and
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Best player fits in NBA draft for the eight teams whose seasons are already over

The NBA will finally begin to conclude the 2019-20 season later this month in Orlando with 22 teams competing for the playoffs and an NBA championship. But the eight teams left at home will turn the page to the 2020-21 campaign, with October's NBA draft a central piece in improving teams' outlook.  Examining the lottery-level
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Why Pelicans’ Brandon Ingram will play in resumed NBA season despite pending free agency

The conference call should leave the New Orleans Pelicans feeling impressed with Brandon Ingram’s commitment to the franchise. It might also leave them feeling a little puzzled about his views on the novel coronavirus. Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram expressed understandable skepticism that the NBA could successfully resume the season at a quarantine site in Orlando because of
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Why are NBA players, coaches and executives willing to resume the season?

The thoughtful NBA head coach became troubled by the rising infections related to the coronavirus. So how can Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers justify the league resuming its season in a state that is considered one of the COVID-19 hotspots? "It's just a hope," Rivers said. "But when we get to the bubble, it
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Five-star college basketball recruit Makur Maker chooses HBCU school over UK, UCLA

A five-star college basketball recruit is heading to an HBCU. Makur Maker announced on Twitter early Friday that he has committed to play at Howard University, choosing the historically Black college from a list of finalists that also included traditional basketball powers Kentucky, Memphis and UCLA. "I was the 1st to announce my visit to Howard
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How Pelicans rookie star Zion Williamson maximized conditioning and mental toughness during quarantine

Only four days remain before Zion Williamson will no longer be a teenager. The New Orleans Pelicans rookie star does not consider his upcoming 20th birthday to be a special day, however, other than feeling grateful for the milestone. Williamson has still struggled to process what happened to him as a 19-year-old. "The last 12
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Why Denver Nuggets’ Mike Malone is confident about reopening facility, resuming season with full roster

The Denver Nuggets closed their practice facility this week for a simple reason. “We had multiple people in our traveling party test positive” for the coronavirus, Nuggets coach Mike Malone said Wednesday in a conference call. Therefore, the Nuggets could not hold the first day of mandatory individual workouts as 21 other NBA teams did
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