4:49 PM PT — Boston Celtics star Marcus Smart simply posted a vid on social media asserting he has examined optimistic for COVID-19 … regardless of not exhibiting any signs.
“I’m okay, I feel fine. I don’t feel any of the symptoms,” Smart stated within the video
Smart pleads with viewers to proceed to follow social distancing and hold washing their arms.
4:35 PM PT — 2 L.A. Lakers gamers have examined optimistic for the coronavirus … in line with NBA insider Shams Charania.
The report didn’t specify which gamers have examined optimistic … however did level on the market are a number of gamers who haven’t been examined but.
It’s value noting — the Lakers performed in opposition to the Brooklyn Nets final Tuesday … and 4 Nets gamers together with Kevin Durant have tested positive for the an infection.
The coronavirus pandemic continues to spread throughout the NBA — the Philadelphia 76ers simply introduced Three members of the group have examined POSITIVE for COVID-19.
It’s value noting — the staff has NOT specified whether or not any gamers have examined optimistic — however in an announcement launched on Thursday, the Sixers say, gamers, coaches and basketball operations staff inside the group have been examined … and three got here again optimistic.
Here’s the staff assertion … “The Philadelphia 76ers, in consultation with medical experts and the NBA, received the recommendation that certain individuals from the organization, including players, coaches and specific basketball operations support staff, be tested for COVID-19.”
“The tests were secured and processed privately.”
The assertion continues … “Three individuals have received positive test results for COVID-19. All other test results are currently negative. We have reported this information to state and local health authorities as required.”
The Sixers say the three individuals who examined optimistic are practicing self-isolation and can work with consultants to get higher.
The information comes on the heels of the Denver Nuggets reporting a member of their org. examined optimistic for coronavirus … in addition to Kevin Durant, Detriot Pistons’ Christian Woods, Utah Jazz stars Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell testing optimistic final week.
Originally Published — 3:44 PM PT