NBA Player Leaves an $8,000 Tip for Disney “Mousekeeping”

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Excuse us while we fill your screen with some sweet news! NBA Players have been staying at select Walt Disney World Resorts as the basketball season was held safety at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on Walt Disney World’s property. Twitter is now trending a sweet story, as one NBA player left his stay at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa with an extremely gracious tip for housekeeping (aka “Mousekeeping”).


Russell Westbrook III, an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the NBA, reportedly left an $8,000 tip for housekeeping when he left the “NBA bubble” at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa.

As shared by Brad Townsend, a Dallas Morning News sports reporter, on Twitter:

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Another reporter, Taylor Rooks, followed up on Twitter with the following:

What a sweet gesture Russ! “Mousekeeping” is truly a behind-the-scenes dose of magic that is easily overlooked. Hearing this news makes our day!

About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.