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Sports Nets stars Jordan and Dinwiddie tested positive for corona virus

12:06  30 june  2020
12:06  30 june  2020 Source:   90min.de

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

  Nets' DeAndre Jordan tests positive for COVID-19, won't play in Florida Brooklyn will be without its veteran center when the NBA season resumes.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.

The Brooklyn Nets ' Spencer Dinwiddie has tested positive for coronavirus . Dinwiddie had planned on playing when the Nets resume their season July 31 at the Walt Disney World Complex and said he initially tested negative for the virus after returning to New York to take part in workouts.

In March, four Nets tested positive for the coronavirus , with injured star forward Kevin Durant confirming he was one of the quartet. The Nets (30-34) are in seventh place in the Eastern Conference and are solidly positioned for one of the conference's eight playoff spots. Brooklyn has eight games

Before the NBA season continued at the planned tournament in Disney World, two more stars tested positive for the corona virus at Brooklyn Nets.

Positiver Test: Spencer Dinwiddie und DeAndre Jordan (re.). © 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. "So I won't be in Orlando when the season starts again."

Nets teammate Spencer Dinwiddie also confirmed the portal "The Athletic" with a positive corona test. In contrast to Jordan, the 27-year-old has not yet written off his participation in Florida: "It is difficult to say whether I can play in Disney World or not."

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.

After testing positive for coronavirus , Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie is unsure about his status for the NBA's restart in Orlando. I flew private to return to New York, passed multiple COVID-19 tests over my first several days in New York and was able to participate in a couple practices

The Nets ’ chances of missing the playoffs have increased as Spencer Dinwiddie has tested positive for COVID-19, putting his status in serious doubt. It’s not clear whether Dinwiddie has interacted with other Nets since contracting the virus . Dinwiddie had hoped the Nets would meet in Orlando

A week ago, 16 NBA professionals had tested positive for the corona virus in 302 tests. The NBA and the players' union had announced last Friday that they had agreed on a mutual agreement, which included a strict hygiene protocol for the tournament. Corona testing is mandatory for all 22 teams that will compete in Florida. The first games are scheduled to take place on July 30th. The teams are expected in Orlando between July 7th and 9th. With the agreement between the league and the union, there are no official obstacles to the plans for the start of the season.

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Novak Djokovic tests positive for coronavirus .
BELGRADE, Serbia — Novak Djokovic tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday after taking part in a tennis exhibition series he organized in Serbia and Croatia. The top-ranked Serb is the fourth player to test positive for the virus after first playing in Belgrade and then again last weekend in Zadar, Croatia. His wife also tested positive. “The moment we arrived in Belgrade we went to be tested. My result is positive, just as Jelena’s, while the results of our children are negative," Djokovic said in a statement. Djokovic has been criticized for organizing the tournament and bringing in players from other countries amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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