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Sports Nets' DeAndre Jordan tests positive for COVID-19, won't play in Florida

10:16  30 june  2020
10:16  30 june  2020 Source:   sportingnews.com

Nets stars Jordan and Dinwiddie tested positive for corona virus

 Nets stars Jordan and Dinwiddie tested positive for corona virus Before the NBA season continued at the planned tournament in Disney World, two more stars tested positive for the corona virus at Brooklyn Nets. © getty images Positive test: Spencer Dinwiddie and DeAndre Jordan (right). On Monday (local time) Center DeAndre Jordan announced its Covid 19 disease. "I found out last night, and it was confirmed again today that I tested positive for Covid," tweeted the 31-year-old Olympic gold medalist from 2016.

DeAndre Jordan says he has COVID - 19 , and will not play basketball when the NBA season Brooklyn Nets star DeAndre Jordan just revealed he has coronavirus and says he will NOT be in the "Found out last night and confirmed again today that I’ve tested positive for Covid while being

The world's number one men's tennis player Novak Djokovic has tested positive for COVID - 19 . He follows three other top men's players to confirm they also have the disease after playing in an exhibition tournament organized by Djokovic. Adam Reed reports.

DeAndre Jordan in a baseball game © Provided by Sporting News

Nets center DeAndre Jordan announced Monday he has tested positive for the coronavirus and will not join the team in Florida when the NBA resumes its season in late July.

Jordan's revelation came hours after teammate Spencer Dinwiddie told The Athletic he tested positive for COVID-19. The point guard said he has yet to decide whether he will take part in the restart.

"Found out last night and confirmed again today that I've tested positive for Covid while being back in [the Brooklyn] market. As a result of this, I will not be in Orlando for the resumption of the season," Jordan wrote on Twitter.

Nets' Dinwiddie experiencing COVID-19 symptoms after positive test

  Nets' Dinwiddie experiencing COVID-19 symptoms after positive test Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie tested positive for the coronavirus and is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, he said Monday, putting his 2019-20 campaign in jeopardy. "Over the past few months, I have been diligent about protecting myself and others from COVID-19 by following all designated protocol and quarantining," Dinwiddie told The Athletic's Shams Charania. "I was ready and prepared to rejoin my teammates as we were to be an early entry team in the resumed season.

He follows three other top men's players to confirm they also have the disease after playing in an exhibition tournament organized by Djokovic. The world's number one men's tennis player Novak Djokovic has tested positive for COVID - 19 . He follows three other top men's players to confirm they

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The 31-year-old was a key reserve for the Nets prior to the NBA's suspension of the season in March. He leads the team in rebounding at 10.0 per game.

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Dinwiddie, who also said he contracted the virus while working out in New York and added that he has experienced symptoms such as a fever and chest tightness, is averaging career highs of 20.6 points and 6.8 assists per game. His scoring average ranks second among Brooklyn players behind only Kyrie Irving, who underwent season-ending shoulder surgery in early March.

No positive COVID-19 tests on Tour for 2nd consecutive week

  No positive COVID-19 tests on Tour for 2nd consecutive week The PGA Tour is reporting zero positive tests of coronavirus heading into play at the RBC Heritage in Hilton Head, South Carolina. The news marks the second consecutive week without a positive test for the Tour after getting the same results in Texas at the Charles Schwab Challenge. Over 950 tests have been administered to the 98 players, caddies, and family members who took the charter flight from the first event to the second. "It doesn'tThe news marks the second consecutive week without a positive test for the Tour after getting the same results in Texas at the Charles Schwab Challenge.

The world's number one men's tennis player Novak Djokovic has tested positive for COVID - 19 . He follows three other top men's players to confirm they also have the disease after playing in an exhibition tournament organized by Djokovic. Adam Reed reports.

He follows three other top men's players to confirm they also have the disease after playing in an exhibition tournament organized by Djokovic. The world's number one men's tennis player Novak Djokovic has tested positive for COVID - 19 . He follows three other top men's players to confirm they

The Nets also announced during the stoppage that star forward Kevin Durant will not return this season as he continues to rehab a torn Achilles tendon he suffered with the Warriors during the 2019 NBA Finals. The two-time Finals MVP was also one of four Nets players to test positive for COVID-19 in April, though he has since been declared symptom-free.

In addition to Durant, Irving, Jordan and possibly Dinwiddie, Brooklyn will be without Wilson Chandler after the veteran forward told ESPN on Sunday he will not play at Walt Disney World outside Orlando because of health and family reasons.

The Nets will enter the resumption holding the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference and a six-game lead over the ninth-place Wizards.

NHL says 11 players have tested positive for COVID-19 during Phase 2 .
The NHL announced Friday that 11 players have tested positive for COVID-19 since the league began Phase 2 of its return-to-play plan on June 8. All players who tested positive have self-isolated and followed health protocols, the league said. Over 200 players have been using team training facilities in groups of up to six on a voluntary basis during the second phase of the league's restart plan. All players taking part in voluntary activities have been subject to mandatory testing.The Tampa Bay Lightning disclosed earlier Friday that they have temporarily closed their facilities after three players and additional staff tested positive for the coronavirus.

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