Opening August 12, 2019, in the space formerly occupied by Disney Quest, the NBA Experience was a roughly 44,000 square foot ticketed experience, located in Disney Springs, for NBA and Basketball enthusiasts.

Upon entering, guests would first find themselves in the NBA Store, where they could shop for any NBA Team’s apparel, collectibles, and souvenirs (including those made specifically for the location and not available anywhere else).

Listed attractions for the experience included:

  • Dribble! – Test ball-handling skills with an interactive coach who leads a variety of dribbling routines
  • Dunk! – Execute the perfect slam just like a superstar, captured by cameras surrounding height-adjustable baskets
  • Slingshot –Use an oversized slingshot to launch balls at hoops of varying heights, making as many baskets as possible before the clock runs out in this thrilling timed challenge
  • Shoot! – Step onto the court and hear the roar of the crowd while maneuvering through a series of last-second shots before the clock expires
  • Combine – Compare wingspan and vertical leap to NBA or WNBA players with this series of tests that replicates NBA Combine drills
  • Draft – Experience one of the biggest milestones for a basketball player at the NBA Draft with a photo moment that re-creates the electric atmosphere of the Draft stage
  • Replay – Take a seat at an interactive, multi-screen module to watch replay clips from NBA games and use tools at the station to make the right calls
  • Players –Enter the off-court sanctuary of the locker room and explore current team rosters, records and highlights
  • Champions – Be immersed in the rich legacy and history of NBA and WNBA championship teams and take a photo with replicas of the NBA championship and MVP trophies
  • “Game Time” – Watch a heartwarming film about the in-arena game experience and the impact it has on a young woman and her father
  • “Together” – Discover the amazing on- and off-court story of an NBA superstar in this inspirational, 180-degree cinematic presentation
  • Arcade –Play interactive games, from the fan-favorite Pop-A-Shot to the latest NBA video games
  • Trivia –Demonstrate knowledge of the NBA and WNBA – past and present – during a multi-player, real-time contest

The NBA Experience closed in March 2020, along with the rest of the Walt Disney World Resort, due to COVID-19. It did not, however, reopen with the rest of the resort in mid-2021, leading to speculation as to its future. On August 16, 2021 it was announced that the experience would not reopen.

The NBA Experience - Full Tour - Disney Springs

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