UPDATE: The NBA wished to reassure everybody Wednesday that the standard and amount get method higher as quickly as individuals depart quarantine.
“After clearing quarantine, gamers can even have entry to varied eating places on campus and supply choices to select from. Gamers will obtain three meals a day and 4 meals on gamedays. There may be by no means a scarcity of meals choices — gamers can all the time request extra meals by talking with their workforce nutritionists,” the league mentioned in a press release (per CBSSports.com).
NBA gamers started reporting to the “bubble” at Walt Disney World on Tuesday, and nearly instantly there was a social media meltdown over the meals they have been being served. This league . . .
Nuggets wing Troy Daniels acquired the entire thing began when he posted to his Instagram story a skimpy-looking unfold that was delivered to his lodge room.
Daniels had barely hit “ship” when the reactions got here flying in: Fyre Fest, center faculty lunch, airline meals, jail grub, MLS meals — a complete buffet of wisecracks.
They actually Consuming air aircraft meals
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Nicely, Daniels’ “meal” seemed higher than Fyre Fest and jail meals, even when it was a bit sparse. However it could have solely appeared sparse, as a result of the principle course wasn’t pictured. The menu within the decrease left nook of Daniels’ IG picture listed issues like “Italian Grilled Hen With Pure Jus” and “White Fish With Tomato and Dill Topping.”
Nets guard Chris Chiozza gave us a have a look at a few of that different stuff on his IG story. A chicken-looking piece of meat and grayish polenta(?) crammed his Styrofoam container.
Marc Stein of The New York Instances tweeted that the meals was wanting the method Daniels posted as a result of gamers are given totally different meals choices whereas they’re below quarantine after coming to Central Florida. “Participant meals will not appear like airline trays after the primary 48 hours . . .” Stein wrote on Twtter.
Regardless, NBA Twitter simply is aware of LeBron James will not be coping with any of this stuff.