The eight teams not in Orlando — the Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Hornets, Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks, Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Pistons, Golden State Warriors and Minnesota Timberwolves.
Were all NBA teams invited to Orlando?
Twenty-two of the thirty NBA teams were invited to participate, with games being held behind closed doors at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and the teams staying at Disney World hotels.
How many NBA teams will play in Orlando?
Eighteen teams will participate in the season, which concludes with a single-elimination playoff. The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Orlando will serve as host to the 2020-21 NBA G League season.
When did the NBA shut down 2020?
On March 11, 2020, the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced the suspension of the 2019–20 season following Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert testing positive for COVID-19.
Is NBA going back to Disney?
Basketball is coming back to Disney World. The NBA G League will play out its 2021 season at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, with games set to begin in February. … The Lakeland Magic, Orlando’s G-League affiliate, will be among the 18 teams taking part in the season.
Why did NBA get postponed?
2 NBA games postponed as league considers update to health protocols. The NBA postponed two more games Monday citing the league’s COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
Is the NBA season Cancelled for good?
The NBA has temporarily suspended the 2019-20 season in response to the coronavirus pandemic. That decision was made to safeguard the health and well-being of NBA fans, players, team and arena personnel, media members and the general public.