NBA Suspends Season After Utah Jazz Center RUDY GOBERT Tests Positive For COVID-19
The NBA has suspended its season indefinitely after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19 or coronavirus.
The Jazz was in the middle of the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Chesapeake Energy Arena when it was announced that the game will be postponed. According to the league's statement released on Thursday (Manila time), Gobert was not in the arena. Read their full announcement below.
Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for Coronavirus.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 12, 2020
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According to a tweet from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, both Utah Jazz and OKC Thunder players are under quarantine in Oklahoma City.
The Jazz and Thunder players are currently quarantined in the OKC arena, league sources tell ESPN. This is following Rudy Gobert testing positive for the coronavirus.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 12, 2020