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Here's what the first 24 hours have been like in the Orlando bubble for the Wizards

Here's what the first 24 hours have been like in the Orlando bubble for the Wizards

July 7 at 8:15 p.m. marked the moment when the Washington Wizards stepped foot off their team plane in Orlando to enter into the Walt Disney World bubble -- the home of the NBA's 2019-20 season restart. 

For at least the next 35 days, this is where the Wizards team, minus a few, will call home.

With the help of social media as well as the terrific daily "Wizney World Blog," put together by Wizards Sr. Manager of Digital Content, Zach Rosen, fans across the globe get to get a sneak peek at just what life is like inside of the bubble. 

So what have the first 24 hours of quarantine looked like for Washington? Let's dive in.

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Wednesday marked a full day of quarantine when the guys had opportunities to spend it just about however they pleased, as long as they logged in for their Zoom meetings and workout sessions. 

Not certain of the intensity level of the workouts, but the boys look properly exhausted.  

The food accommodations have been the main topic of conversation throughout the NBA community, and rightly so. However, Ish Smtih gave fans his own Master Chef review of dinner and seemed to be fairly content with the execution.  

"Don't take this the wrong way but you can't really mess up salad," Smith said. "Now y'all get out of here so I can play Madden."

Here's the full day's menu, courtesy of the Wizney World Blog.

Breakfast menu
• Assorted breakfast breads with pastries, butter, and jellies
• Seasonal fruit with fresh berries
• Southern-style grits with a side of cheddar cheese, butter, and chives
• Cage-free vegetable egg white frittata with a side of tomato compote
• French toast sticks with maple syrup
• Shredded hash brown patties
• Chicken sausage
• Fresh baked bread and butter

Lunch menu
• Mixed green salad with assorted toppings
• Grilled and chilled vegetable salad
• Pita chips and hummus
• Oven-roasted turkey breast, swiss cheese, lettuce, & tomato on an avocado wrap
• Fettucine with chicken and vegetables
• Hamburger with baked sweet potato fries
• Seasonal fresh cut fruit
• Carrot cake

Dinner menu
• Fresh garden greens, arugula, watermelon, pickled red onions, goat cheese, and raspberry vinaigrette
• Kale Caesar salad
• Roasted summer vegetables
• Italian grilled chicken with natural jus
• Grilled salmon and rice
• Spaghetti and meatballs
• Fresh baked bread
• Seasonal fresh berries
• Chocolate cake

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Video games seem to be the most common way Wizards players are getting through the first day of quarantine. 

Forward Admiral Schofield had trouble setting up his gaming system because he left his HDMI cord back home. Luckily, he was able to get his hands on it in no time. 

Forward Troy Brown Jr. has also been playing a lot of Call of Duty Warzone but is looking to start an official Orlando Bubble Vlog, so keep an eye out for that in the coming days. 

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John Wall shares priceless workout video with his son, Ace

John Wall shares priceless workout video with his son, Ace

It's hard to imagine a better way to work out than how John Wall enjoyed his regimen Wednesday. 

Wall posted a video on Instagram doing pushups on a BOSU ball while his son, Ace looked on. All he wanted from his dad was a hug, though. 

It really doesn't get any better than that. 

Wall continues to work toward the 2020-21 season and his much-anticipated return to the floor after missing all of the 2019-20 campaign recovering from Achilles surgery. 

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In his absence Bradley Beal became one of the most consistent and prolific scorers in the NBA, the Wizards found a gem in sharpshooter Davis Bertans and saw key developments from young players such as Troy Brown Jr., Thomas Bryant and Rui Hachimura. 

Wall will return to a much different Washington team next season than the one he was forced to leave midway through the 2018-19 season. From all accounts, he looks ready to give them the boost necessary to become a legitimate force in the Eastern Conference. 

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Celtics resting all of their best players offers Wizards good chance for first win in final bubble game

Celtics resting all of their best players offers Wizards good chance for first win in final bubble game

It has been five months since the Wizards last won a game and it could be another four months until they have another chance. They enter Thursday's season finale against the Boston Celtics (12 p.m. on NBC Sports Washington) having lost all 10 of their games in the NBA's restart bubble, though technically only seven of them count.

That leaves Thursday's game with some relatively high stakes. The Wizards are trying to avoid leaving Disney World winless.

The good news is that the Boston Celtics see nothing to play for, so they are resting basically all of their best players. Their injury report reads like a starting lineup.

Out are Kemba Walker, Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Gordon Hayward, Marcus Smart and Daniel Theis. Brown, Hayward and Smart are listed as out due to rest. The others have minor injuries. 

That could create an opening for the Wizards, who have yet to take advantage of the few breaks offered by their seeding game schedule. They lost to the Suns back before Phoenix became the surprise team of the bubble. They also lost to the Brooklyn Nets with most of their roster missing and then again to the Pacers who were without Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis.

On Tuesday, they fell to the Bucks who were missing Eric Bledsoe and Khris Middleton and saw Giannis Antetokounmpo ejected in the first half. The Wizards' lack of winning experience due to their very young roster has proven too much to overcome.

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Maybe that will change on Thursday as the Wizards sense their final opportunity for a win before they get on a flight and head back to Washington to begin their offseason. They will see a Celtics team whose top remaining scorer is Enes Kanter, who averages 8.1 points per game.

Boston is one of the best teams in the NBA when healthy. They have the third-best record in the East and rank top-four in both offensive and defensive efficiency.

And they still have one of their most valuable assets: head coach Brad Stevens. He happened to get a contract extension on Wednesday.

The odds might actually be in the Wizards' favor despite the fact they are missing Bradley Beal, John Wall and Davis Bertans. We'll see if they can take advantage.

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