NBA Superstar Kevin Durant tested positive for coronavirus, and he has a personal message for fans, and all Americans willing to listen. Durant said he’s feeling fine and said that: “Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We’re going to get through this.”
Kevin who’s been nursing an injury he has while playing with Golden State, and while now on the Nets he was yet to play a game when the season was held due to the outbreak of the COVID19.
Durant again is one of 4 Nets players who tested positive. We all wish him, and the other players the best, and hope for a speedy recovery.
Kevin Durant tested positive for coronavirus, Durant tells @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Durant says he is feeling fine: “Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We’re going to get through this.”
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 17, 2020
Kevin Durant told The Athletic he hasn’t had symptoms and was just among the four who tested positive for the virus. The NETS said each player is isolated and under the care of a team doctors. The team didn’t identify which players had tested positive, only noting that three are asymptomatic and one player is exhibiting symptoms.
“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,” the team said in a statement.
“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.”
So far until now only three NBA players had tested positive for the virus Utah Jazz teammates Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell, and Detroit Pistons player Christian Wood. Brooklyn hadn’t played either team since January.
A statement from the Brooklyn Nets: pic.twitter.com/QnETcDEHCJ
— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) March 17, 2020