(Basketball news) The NBA Basketball 2020 tournament again discovered new cases, he best NBA star, and a new team examined positive with of Corona Virus (Covid-19) virus.
Best Star infected with Covid-19
Kevin Durant, the superstar of the Brooklyn Nets Club and a former Best Player (MVP) of the American NBA Basketball 2020 professional basketball, announced his positive for Corona Virus (Covid-19) along with three other teammates. He became one of the latest virus infections in this tournament.
The NBA Basketball 2020 was postponed indefinitely after the incident of Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert infected with the Corona Virus (Covid-19). There have been new cases of infection in the tournament and it is worrying that even non-players can be contagious despite being in a quarantine state before.
Durant was absent from the NBA Basketball 2020 season due to a serious injury and he occasionally appeared in Nets matches as spectators, sitting on the bench of the team to cheer for his teammates. The last match Nets played was against Los Angeles Lakers on 10/3.
Kevin Durant said he is currently in good health and no signs of virus infection. “Everyone must be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We will soon overcome this pandemic, ”Kevin Durant wrote for The Athletic.
Currently, the Brooklyn Nets Club has not disclosed the names of three Kevin Durant teammates who were positive for the virus. Nets is urgently informing those who have contact with them to quarantine and contact health organizations for assistance. The fact that Nets had 4 people infected with the virus and the last match was against the Lakers made the public worried that the Lakers also had the infected person, most notably the two stars LeBron James & Anthony Davis.
Recently, in the NBA, there have been three players infected with the virus, including Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell of Utah Jazz and Christian Wood of Detroit Pistons. US media said if the tournament found new positive cases in the coming days, the season could be canceled and the NBA risked 700 million dollars in television rights.
The Denver Nuggets became the seventh NBA team to have people infected with Corona Virus (Covid-19)
The Denver Nuggets announced that one of its members was infected with Corona Virus (Covid-19), bringing the total number of Corona Virus infections in the NBA to 14.
According to the announcement of the Denver Nuggets, a member of this team tested positive for Corona Virus (Covid-19). The patient has had symptoms since March 16 and is being isolated under the control of doctors.
The Denver Nuggets did not announce whether this member was a player or an employee of the team. The last time the Pepsi Center team played was at the 97-113 loss on the Dallas Mavericks on March 11. It was also the last match before the NBA Basketball 2020 postponed 30 days.
During the match between the Dallas Mavericks and the Denver Nuggets, the NBA received information about Corona Virus (Covid-19)-infected Rudy Gobert of Utah Jazz. Immediately, the organizers postponed 2 matches that did not take place on March 11 and halted the season.
In addition to the Denver Nuggets, the NBA had a total of 13 Corona Virus (Covid-19) infections, including two Utah Jazz players (Rudy Gobert, Donovan Mitchell), one Detroit Pistons (Christian Woods), four Brooklyn Nets players. (including Kevin Durant), 3 Philadelphia 76ers, 2 Los Angeles Lakers and 1 Boston Celtics (Marcus Smart).
The organizers have sent a letter to all 30 teams asking to stop all training activities and close the training ground to prevent the spread of Corona Virus (Covid-19) until the latest announcement. The players are training themselves to keep fit.
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