NBA Superstar and Disney Fan Robin Lopez Signed to Orlando Magic

NBA superstar and Disney fan Robin Lopez is heading to Orlando as a center position for the Orlando Magic.

(NBA/Orlando Magic)

(NBA/Orlando Magic)

What’s Happening:

  • This past Monday, free agency opened up for the NBA and the Orlando Magic added Robin Lopez to their roster.
  • Robin Lopez is a HUGE Disney fan, with his Instagram account featuring him dressed up as characters from Robin Hood, Thor, Star Wars, Aladdin, Mary Poppins and even The Ugly Dachshund.

  • His personal art collection includes an original piece by Disney Legend Mary Blair used as concept art in Alice in Wonderland.

  • He also owns a hand-signed copy of The Art of Walt Disney signed by WALT DISNEY!!!

  • He also collects vintage Disney movie posters.

  • His twin brother Brook is also a big Disney fan who plays for the Milwaukee Bucks.

  • And Robin Lopez leans into the fact that at 7-feet tall and with curly hair, he sometimes bears a resemblance to Sideshow Bob from The Simpsons.

  • Also, his dog is named Muppet. YAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!

  • Even his Instagram handle, @GustoGummi88, is a Disney reference to a character from Adventures of the Gummi Bears.
  • If you want to see Robin Lopez play live with the Orlando Magic, check the home game schedule at to see if a game coincides with your next visit to Walt Disney World.
  • Disney became a sponsor of the Orlando Magic in 2017.

Orlando Magic Summer League Schedule:

  • August 9th: Golden State (NBA TV)
  • August 11th: Cleveland (ESPN2)
  • August 12th: Boston (ESPN2)
  • August 15th: Houston (NBATV)
  • 5th game TBD

Orlando Magic Preseason Schedule:

  • Oct. 4: 7:30 p.m. @ Boston
  • Oct. 6: 8 p.m. @ New Orleans
  • Oct. 10: 6 p.m. vs. San Antonio
  • Oct. 13: 7 p.m. vs. Boston