NBA Star KEVIN DURANT Tests Positive For COVID-19
Another prominent name in the world of sports has caught the coronavirus pandemic.
In a statement by the Brooklyn Nets, four of their players tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Without disclosing the names, the team clarified that three were asymptomatic while one was exhibiting symptoms.
Star player Kevin Durant, however, revealed that he is one of the four players, according to Shams Charania of Stadium and The Athletic. "Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine," Durant said.
"We're going to get through this," the Nets star also told The The Athletic.
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
Durant has not had symptoms and was among four positive test results on the Nets. The two-time NBA Finals MVP's message is one for everyone to heed: Stay quarantined. https://t.co/7E58fcyFjm— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 17, 2020
“All four players are presently isolated and under the care of team physicians,” Brooklyn Nets further stated.
NBA officially suspended its regular season last week after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19. His teammate Donovan Mitchell also tested positive as well, along with Detroit Pistons forward Christian Wood.
Kevin Durant has been inactive all season long since he's recovering from the ruptured Achilles tendon he suffered in the NBA Finals in June last year.