NBA star Kevin Durant has been tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. Along with Kevin Durant, there are three more players from Brooklyn Nets that have been tested positive for the disease. Among the 4 players, only one player has shown symptoms and the other three are Asymptomatic.
Kevin Durant and all the other three players have been isolated and they are under quarantine. They have been taken care of by the team physicians. “Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We’re going to get through this,” Durant told the Athletic. He also said that he is feeling better.
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“The organization is currently notifying anyone who has had known contact with the players, including recent opponents, and is working closely with state and local health authorities on reporting,” the Brooklyn Nets said in their statement.
A statement from the Brooklyn Nets: pic.twitter.com/QnETcDEHCJ
— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) March 17, 2020
The current NBA season has been already called off after Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert tested positive for the coronavirus. Two more NBA players: Donovan Mitchell of Utah Jazz and an unnamed player of Detroit Pistons have been tested positive for the disease.
However, Durant has not played basketball this season after rupturing his Achilles tendon during last year’s NBA Finals while playing for the Golden State Warriors.