Four more NBA players were recently tested positive for the coronavirus. All the players of Brooklyn Nets including the two-time NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant were found to be diagnosed with COVID- 19.
The club revealed that only one of them have shown symptoms while the other three are asymptomatic and are under isolation. The team has not identified the other three players in their statement and has not revealed if Durant is showing symptoms.
A statement from the Brooklyn Nets: pic.twitter.com/QnETcDEHCJ
— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) March 17, 2020
Nets statement read:
"The organization is currently notifying anyone who has had known contact with the players, including recent opponents and is working closely with state and local health authorities on reporting. All players and members of the Nets travel party are being asked to remain isolated, closely monitor their health and maintain constant communication with team medical staff. The health of our players and staff is of the highest priority to the organization and the team is doing everything within its power to ensure that those affected receive the best care possible."
Previously, three NBA players were found to be infected with the virus. Jazz's Rudy Gobert was first to be tested positive followed by his teammate Donovan Mitchell. Detroit Pistons' Christian Wood was the third NBA player to have COVID- 19.