NBA suspends the 2019-2020 seasons after 1 player positively with Corona Virus
NBA officials suspend the 2019-2020 season after 1 player tested positive to Corona Virus. The test result for “Rudy Gobert” was reported before tip-off between the Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena and the game was cancelled immediately.
Photo by Andy Larsen: Crew are wiping Utah Jazz’s bench area.
Last week NBA Boards already sent a memo telling NBA teams to prepare games without fans, if the corona virus continues to spread in the United States.
All though there are 6 games yesterday only 2 games are suspended, other games already finished before league official reported about Utah Jazz center positively with nvid19 corona virus.
Sacramento Kings and the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans was also suspended following the reports of Rudy Gobert after one of its official referees for the game, officiated a Jazz game earlier in the week.
Los Angeles Lakers star Lebron James tweeted below:
Man we cancelling sporting events, school, office work. What we really need to cancel is 2020! . Damn it’s been a rough 3 months. God bless and stay safe
According to NBA remaining of the seasons will be suspended until further notice.
The NBA playoffs are set to start next month, but most of the teams have 20 games or less remaining in the regular season.
Currently Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks are the number 1 seed for Western and Eastern conference with “49-14” and “53-12” record respectively.
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