16 NBA PLAYERS HAS TESTED POSITIVE TO THE CORONA VIRUS
As the NBA regular has been announced to resume on the 30th of July, players in the league were tested for the COVID-19 virus, 302 players were tested on the 23rd of June in which 16 of these tests came back positive.
NBA released a statement saying: “Any player who tested positive will remain in self-isolation until he satisfies public health protocols for discontinuing isolation and has been cleared by a physician.”
The identity of these 16 positive cases were not revealed by the league. Although, Sacramento King’s Jabari Parker and Alex Len, also Malcom Brogdon of the Indiana Pacers were confirmed to have tested positive to the virus on Wednesday, although the date of their tests were not clear and was stated as “several days ago” by King’s forward Parker.
The NBA is supposed to restart it suspended season on July 30th at Disney World in Florida, with players living, practicing and playing at the resort to minimize the risk of exposure to corona virus.
Under the plan, 22 of the NBA’s 30 teams will play eight seeding games to determine a 16-team playoff field that would follow the traditional post-season format and crown a champion in October.
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