Reports: NBA Assigns Disney Hotels To Teams Based On Seeding

Jun 16, 2020, 4:52 PM | Updated: Apr 26, 2021, 3:48 pm
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Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley (10) hugs Utah Jazz forward Joe Ingles (2) after Ingles grabbed a loose ball at the end of their game against the Brooklyn Nets at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Courtesy of Deseret News.

ORLANDO, Fla. – The NBA has assigned Disney hotels to teams based on seeding with over a month until the league is scheduled to resume the 2019-20 season.

According to Stadium and The Athletic NBA Insider Shams Charania, the Jazz will stay at the Gran Destino which is a part of the Coronado Springs resort.

Other teams staying at that hotel includes the Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Toronto Raptors, Los Angeles Clippers, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat.

The Jazz hold the fourth spot in the Western Conference with the Lakers at No. 1, Clippers at No. 2 and Denver Nuggets at No. 3. In the Eastern Conference, the Bucks, Raptors, Celtics and Heat are the top four seeds.

Eight teams will stay at the Grand Floridian including the last four seeds in each conference of the playoff race. Those teams are the Oklahoma City Thunder, Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks and Memphis Grizzlies from the west. The teams from the east are the Indiana Pacers, Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets and Orlando Magic.

Finally, the teams on the outside of the playoff seeding will stay at the Yacht Club. Those teams include the Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings, New Orleans Pelicans, San Antonio Spurs and Phoenix Suns in the west along with the Washington Wizards from the east.

According to Charania, the hotel amenities will include a players-only lounge that will feature NBA 2K, TV’s, gaming as well as a pool, trails, barbers, manicurists and pedicurists. They will have a 24-hour VIP concierge. Also, daily entertainment including movie screenings, DJ sets, video games, ping pong, pool and lawn games will be provided and players can attend other games.

The NBA season is scheduled to resume beginning July 30.

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