Basketball in the bubble at Disney


After a four-month layoff, Thursday marked the official return of the 2019-2020 NBA season, with the Jazz defeating the Pelicans and the Lakers topping the Clippers in the first games in the league’s Disney World bubble.

Friday’s slate features six games including exciting matchups like Grizzlies-Blazers (4 p.m. ET), Celtics-Bucks (6:30 p.m.) and Rockets-Mavericks (9 p.m.).

Other games include Nets-Magic (2:30 p.m.), Suns-Wizards (4 p.m.) and Spurs-Kings (8 p.m.)

Keep it here for updates throughout the day and into the night from Jeff Zillgitt, Mark Medina – on the ground at Disney – and the USA TODAY Sports’ NBA team, including analysis, news and highlights:

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