July 7 marked the first day of travel for NBA teams to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, for the season restart. Arrivals will be spread out from July 7-9. The first group of teams to arrive were the Brooklyn Nets, Denver Nuggets, Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, Utah Jazz and Washington Wizards on Tuesday:
NBA players have arrived in Orlando. pic.twitter.com/fyjnyz1r8J— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) July 8, 2020
Nuggets guard Troy Daniels shared a picture of his Day One meal, which drew much attention for its offerings:
Nets guard Chris Chiozza provided a look at the main course from night one:
Chris Chiozza with significantly better dinner vibes than Troy Daniels! pic.twitter.com/otiyO3RfJb— Fred Katz (@FredKatz) July 8, 2020
The New York Times’ Marc Stein points out that food options will open up after players fulfill their mandated in-room quarantine periods. Orlando’s Evan Fournier offered a brief look at his room at Disney World:
Utah’s Jordan Clarkson, among the first in Orlando, shared his thoughts about arriving to the NBA’s bubble with a gif:
The last batch of arrivals on July 9 will be the Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs and Toronto Raptors.
Scrimmages between teams will begin on July 22, while the official season resumption tips off on July 30.