In this week's Tuesday Morning Quarterback, James Brown explains how the NBA hopes to use Disney to start the season back up. Plus, the life and legacy of Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan is celebrated. JB also previews the upcoming "60 Minutes Sports: Timeless Stories" series beginning May 30.
The National Basketball Association confirmed that they are in "exploratory" talks with The Walt Disney Co. about a late-July restart at one of their Florida resorts. League spokesman Mike Bass confirmed earlier reports that the league is having conversations with Disney officials about restarting the 2019-20 season in Orlando, Florida. "The NBA, in conjunction with the National Basketball Players Association, is engaged in exploratory conversations with The Walt Disney Company about restarting the 2019-20 NBA season in late July at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida as a single site for an NBA campus for games, practices and housing," Bass 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 protocols and protections are in place." The NBA suspended its season indefinitely on March 11 in response to the
The NBA is moving to resume its suspended season in late July with hopes of restarting at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. The games would not have fans present, in addition to other health and safety measures.