Its opening was attended by longtime basketball stars Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Grant Hill. Other players on the stage included then-Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon, Victor Oladipo and Dwyane Wade. Walt Disney Co. CEO Robert Iger and NBA commissioner Adam Silver spoke to the Disney Springs crowd before the official opening.
NBA Experience included hands-on, basketball-themed games of skill and chance along with exhibits and big-screen activities ranging from trivia to jumping challenges. A retail outlet was on the ground floor of the building, which was built after the DisneyQuest attraction was demolished. The exterior of the building features a gigantic curved screen that showed NBA highlights and other video content.
The building also houses City Works restaurant on the end near the still-shuttered Cirque du Soleil theater.
Disney Springs workers were alerted via email Monday. Plans for the space have not been shared.
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