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Kobe visits Disneyland

The Los Angeles Lakers are the 2010 N BA World Champions and what better way to celebrate than visiting the happiest place on earth – Disneyland. Team leader Kobe Bryant was spotted at the park hamming it up with Goofy and enjoying some quality time… Read More »Kobe visits Disneyland

Disneyland vs Disney World NBA Finals T-shirts

Tonight is Game 3 of the Fairytale series aka the Disneyland vs Disney World NBA Finals. Here are the Disney themed t-shirt designs that are available for purchase at STAPLES Center and Amway Arena, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World and online at nbastore.com, orlandomagicshop.com and lakersstore.com.

Still looking for the first shots of these in the wild. They didn’t have any of them at Downtown Disney on Sunday.

The Los Angeles Lakers get the fab four on their shirts.

But the Orlando Magic get the classic pie-eye Mickey. Which I think is pretty cool.

Two more designs below the cut:

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Friendly Wager between Disneyland and Walt Disney World ‘mayors’ for NBA playoffs

It has become a tradition among the mayors of towns involved in a sports championship to make a friendly wager hooked to which team wins out. Usually the prize is food or some sort or wearing the other teams jersey for a day. Since this is now known as the Disneyland Vs. Disney World NBA finals (a fact I’m sure makes Disney’s marketing gurus happy beyond belief despite its origin on TNT sports) it only makes sense that the ‘mayors’ of those two theme parks and resorts make their own wagers.

meg crofton magic mickey ears

Walt Disney World President Meg Crofton and Disneyland President Ed Grier have decided to take the team jersey approach and will wear Mickey Mouse ears with the opposing teams colors if their city’s team loses.

Lakers Celebration at Disneyland

I lived in Los Angeles during the Shaq/Kobe championship runs. That was quite an amazing time for a sports fan. Of course, now I live in Orlando. So who do I root for? I have to say my heart is with the Orlando Magic. They’re a great team and its a deserving community. Plus they’re named ‘Magic’ how can you get more Disney than that?

The full press release is below the cut:

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