We know that becoming an NBA star takes passion and determination, but how many of us know what the journey to achieving that dream is truly like? With the all-new NBA Experience at Disney Springs®, you’ll get a glimpse into how the game feels at the championship level as you play your way through an immersive world where all your NBA and WNBA dreams are just a layup away.
Inside this impressive re-creation of a modern-day basketball arena, you’ll walk through a player entry tunnel and enjoy 13 unique experiences that merge the magic of Disney with the thrills of the NBA, bringing every angle of the player experience to life. From an interactive skills challenge that tracks your stats and creates a scouting report to soaring above the rim in a photo-worthy slam dunk challenge, there’s no shortage of adrenaline and action. And, with activities designed to take you into the locker room and behind the scenes of the referee’s replay center, you’ll also be immersed in exclusive off-court experiences like never before.
A Slam Dunk for Fans of All Ages
NBA Experience will feature something for everyone. Visitors will get a glimpse into the atmosphere at the NBA Draft presented by State Farm, participate in their own scouting reports, go through pregame preparations, and step onto the court to make clutch shots and highlight reel-worthy slam dunks. With a dozen unique and innovative activities, Guests will:
o Experience one of the biggest milestones for a basketball player at the NBA Draft with a photo moment that re-creates the atmosphere of the draft stage.
o Track and improve their jump shots and passing skills in a replicated NBA Combine challenge, complete with a scouting report that highlights their stats at the end of the session.
o Step onto the court and hear the roar of the crowd as they maneuver through a series of timed shots to aim for a high score.
o Execute the perfect slam dunk just like NBA superstars, captured by cameras surrounding adjustable baskets.
o Test their dribbling skills with an interactive trainer who will challenge them with a variety of dribbling routines.
o Use an oversized slingshot to launch basketballs at baskets of varying heights, making as many shots as possible before the clock runs out in this thrilling timed challenge.
o Immerse themselves in the rich legacy and history of NBA and WNBA championship-winning teams.
o Access a team locker room that showcases up-to-date statistics and visuals of top NBA and WNBA players.
o Test their knowledge of the NBA and WNBA – past and present – during a trivia game with up to 25 participants competing against one another to be champion.
o Enjoy two 180-degree cinematic presentations that showcase the in-arena experience moments before the start of the game, as well as special stories from the players’ perspectives.
o Take a seat at an interactive multi-screen module to watch replay clips from NBA games, using the tools at their stations to make the right calls.
o Play interactive basketball games, from the fan-favorite Pop-A-Shot to modern video games.