The NBA has officially announced that they will be suspending the season after a player from the Utah Jazz tested positive for the coronavirus.
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— Ian Begley (@IanBegley) March 12, 2020
According to reports, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the virus after it was announced that it was a world pandemic by the World Health Organization. The Jazz was set to play against Oklahoma City Thunder tonight (March 11th), but the game was postponed after the scheduled tip-off. Fans were later sent home.
As of right now, the season is suspended indefinitely. We will keep you posted with updates on this matter.