Per ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the NBA’s restart bubble hosted at the ESPN World Wide of Sports Complex, a venue within the Walt Disney World Resort and the city of Orlando, will likely cost the NBA at least $150 million.
On Saturday, Florida reported a record-breaking 4,049 new cases for coronavirus immediately following Friday’s previous record of 3,822 new cases. New highs have been reported within the state in 7 out of the last 10 days. Florida, along with states such as Texas and Arizona, have been hit hard by the coronavirus in recent weeks as cases continue to surge in many states across the country.
All-Star Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook is set to produce a docuseries covering the events of the 1921 Race Massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma, according to Variety. Titled “Terror In Tulsa: The Rise And Fall of Black Wall Street,” the series will be produced alongside Stanley Nelson, a documentary filmmaker, and Blackfin, a production company.
Public health experts have indicated the sports universe should expect an absence of fans in sports until at least 2021, as coronavirus has infected nearly one million people nationally, and otherwise impacted billions of others worldwide, both through contracting the disease and stay-at-home orders.