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The Coronavirus is now a global pandemic and it come as no surprise that four Nets players, including Kevin Durant have now tested positive for the COVID-19.
The Brooklyn Nets issued a press statement today.
“Four Brooklyn Nets players have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Of the four, one player is exhibiting symptoms while three are asymptomatic. All four players are presently isolated and under the care of team physicians.”
A statement from the Brooklyn Nets: pic.twitter.com/QnETcDEHCJ
— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) March 17, 2020
31 year old, ten-time NBA All-Star Kevin Durant confirmed he had the virus, per The Athletic’s Shams Charania, “Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We’re going to get through this.”
Kevin Durant tested positive for coronavirus, Durant tells @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Durant says he is feeling fine: "Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We're going to get through this."
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 17, 2020
Currently there are seven NBA players that have tested positive for COVID-19. Utah Jazz Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell and Detroit Pistons Christian Wood.
The NBA suspended the 2019-20 season on Thursday. The league remains hopeful of resuming the season in mid-to-late June.