STORY – Confined to Orlando, Florida, the NBA family resumes the season this Thursday.

Buses carrying Toronto Raptors players and staff to Disney World theme park in Orlando, Florida.
Buses carrying Toronto Raptors players and staff to Disney World theme park in Orlando, Florida. TORONTO RAPTORS/via REUTERS

The NBA is back! Interrupted on March 11 after the positive control of Frenchman Rudy Gobert for coronavirus, the season indeed resumes its rights this Thursday (12:30 a.m., beIN Sports), at Disney World (Florida), in a bubble. This is where the players and the 22 concerned teams (out of 30) will play, eat, sleep, quite simply live in the coming weeks. Even the next few months, for those who will go to the end of the play-offs. A golden prison for wealthy basketball players? “It’s far from being a prison, smiles Boston hub Vincent Poirier at the Figaro. I don’t see it too badly. I’m not too bored. ” Obviously, others have a harder time getting used to life in the bubble. “I’m ch …!”, launches Evan Fournier, Orlando player.

But the NBA has thought of everything to make the life of its flock (1,500 people present between the team members, the organization, the media) as smooth as possible. First, the hotel conditions are ideal. Three establishments are dedicated

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