The defending NBA champion Raptors flew to Florida on Monday to start their preparations for the deliberate 2019-20 season restart.
The Raptors will probably be based mostly in Fort Myers till they enter the NBA campus at Walt Disney World Resort in early July for the rest of the season.The NBA is planning to renew its marketing campaign subsequent month at Disney World through a 22-team format, after the league was suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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“Consistent with NBA and group security protocols, there will probably be no group exercises throughout this section of return to play, and strict protocols have been designed to make sure this preliminary stage of entry will happen in a protected, managed, and wholesome manner,” the Raptors stated in an announcement.
Group exercises will solely start as soon as groups have reported to the NBA campus at Disney World.
The Raptors (46-18) had been second within the Japanese Convention prior the COVID-19 disaster, behind the NBA-leading Bucks (53-12).