NBA players that have Tested Positive for Coronavirus
NBA PLAYERS COVID-19
This also served as a tipping point as other sports organizations followed by either postponing or cancelling events.
Other NBA players have also tested positive to COVID-19, since Gobert’s revelation.
NBA PLAYERS WHO TESTED POSITIVE WITH COVID-19
Marcus Smart of Boston Celtics announced on Twitter he is positive for coronavirus on March 19.
He also had a message for a certain segment of the population: “The younger generation in our country MUST
self distance. This is not a joke.”
I was tested 5 days ago and the results came back tonight, which were positive. Ive been self quarantined since the test, thank goodness. COVID-19 must be taken w the highest of seriousness. I know it’s a #1 priority for our nations health experts, & we must get more testing ASAP pic.twitter.com/xkijb9wlKV
— marcus smart (@smart_MS3) March 19, 2020
on March 17. Durant spoke with The Athletic, saying he feels fine: “Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and
quarantine. We’re going to get through this.”
A member of the Denver Nuggets organization tested positive for the coronavirus on March 19, the team said in a
statement. It is not immediately clear whether the person is a player, but the team said the person was tested on March
16 after “experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19.”
A majority of the players had the tests conducted March 18 outside the Lakers’ practice facility in El Segundo, California.
The Philadelphia 76ers revealed on March 19 that three members of their organization tested positive for the novel
coronavirus. The Sixers said the tests, which were “secured and processed privately,” were recommended for certain
individuals after consultation with medical experts and the NBA.