The Lakers allegedly engaged in a group conference call Tuesday following the Brooklyn Nets, their latest competition, disclosed that four of the players tested positive for coronavirus. One of these four players revealed symptoms.
Durant said he had been among those 3 asymptomatic players that he believed”fine”
The Lakers published a media release on Tuesday night that doesn’t specifically mention if the players are being quarantined or analyzed.
However, the announcement read, in part,” Considering that the risks of vulnerability from our match against the Nets on March 10, We’re following the Upcoming steps in our COVID-19 processes and protocol which are based in consultation with various caregivers, the NBA, and our UCLA Health doctors”
Brooklyn was on a swing off the west shore and was slated to play at the first fanless game in the Chase Center at San Francisco last Thursday from the Golden State Warriors. Rather, the Nets flew home from San Francisco following the NBA suspended all matches on Wednesday night, beginning with two competitions scheduled for this evening.
So far, all four-star associates and two Jazz associates, All-Stars Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell, and Christian Wood of the Detroit Pistons are all NBA players that have tested positive for the virus.
The NBA is on hiatus for a minimum of 30 days and isn’t expected to perform for eight months, or even longer.