NBA going with shorter games for Disney World exhibition openers

  • Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers talks to his players during the first half of a Feb.1 game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Los Angeles. Walt Disney World is the NBA’s home away from home for the foreseeable future. “We’re trying to just live our life,” Rivers said. “Have our best Disney life.” (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)

  • Houston Rockets guard James Harden passes against the Charlotte Hornets during a March 7 game in Charlotte, N.C. Harden practiced with his teammates for the first time this summer, Thursday, July 16, 2020, after arriving later than most of the Rockets for the season restart at Walt Disney World. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The first exhibition games of the NBA restart will go a little more quickly than usual.