Sports 2 of 322 NBA players test positive for COVID-19 while in quarantine

01:55  14 july  2020
01:55  14 july  2020 Source:   thescore.com

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.

More NBA players have followed with positive COVID - 19 tests since the Utah Jazz's Rudy Gobert tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Durant spoke with The Athletic, saying he feels fine: "Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine . We're going to get through this."

(Reuters) - Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook said on Monday that he has tested positive for COVID - 19 ahead of the team's departure to Orlando where the NBA plans to restart its season. Westbrook, the 2017 Most Valuable Player and nine-time All-Star, said he is in quarantine and will

  2 of 322 NBA players test positive for COVID-19 while in quarantine © Joe Murphy / National Basketball Association / Getty

Two players within the NBA's campus in Orlando tested positive for COVID-19, the league and NBPA announced Monday.

A total of 322 players were tested.

All 22 teams arrived in Orlando last week and players were required to quarantine within their rooms for up to 48 hours. However, the two players who tested positive never cleared the initial quarantine period and have since left the campus to isolate elsewhere.

Nineteen players have tested positive since July 1. Those players did not travel with their teams to the Orlando campus and will remain in their home markets until they are medically cleared.

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NFLPA: 95 players test positive for COVID-19 .
As of Tuesday, 95 NFL players tested positive for COVID-19, according to the NFL Players Association. The total was 72 on July 10. Meanwhile, eight teams received approval to move forward with their coronavirus response plans, while the other 24 clubs' plans remain under review. Los Angeles Rams center Brian Allen became the first known NFL player to test positive for the illness in April. Denver Broncos star Von Miller became the second and the most high-profile player to date known to test positive. Miller called his encounter with the virus "frightening.

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