In the latest update to the Coronavirus outbreak, many of the basketball players have been tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus. As a result, the National Basketball Association has dropped this season of the NBA. This was after the tip received which stated that players of Utah Jazz might suffer from COVID-19. This lead to the players being tested for COVID-19.
A Letter to NBA Fans pic.twitter.com/hPX6xhmy9d— NBA (@NBA) March 13, 2020
The test result came as a huge blow to the UTA as well as the NBA community. To ensure the player safety NBA management has decided to suspend this yeas NBA tournament. This may not be the first tournament to come under the ax due to the outbreak of Coronavirus but this is definitely the first tournament to get suspended. Whereas the other tournaments have postponed the timing of the game so that they can access the COVID-19 outbreak and conduct the games safely. NBA has released a press notice to all its fans to wait patiently and pray for the players. They have also requested to check their website for latest updates about the future of the tournament.
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In India, one of the biggest tournaments IPL is also facing a similar threat as the government has requested the IPL management to postpone or cancel this season of IPL. Since large gathering will be happening for these games Government is concerned that this Pandemic outbreak cannot be contained if it were to spread in that crowd.
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A very sad day for college basketball. When put into perspective though, people are dying and we have to do what it’s best for humanity to control and hopefully defeat this #pandemic. This isn’t pretty, easy, or comfortable, but a lot more than #basketball is at stake here. pic.twitter.com/4GWKzOJwxH— Ido Singer (@IdoBasketball) March 12, 2020
#Basketball player Rudy Gobert touched every mic in the media room after a press conference, mocking the coronavirus. He has now been tested positive for the disease and the NBA season has been suspended.— Tribune Sports (@ETribuneSports) March 12, 2020
Video via @Davefox2@rudygobert27 @NBA#coronavirus pic.twitter.com/1YuORr1t2Z
Following the lead of the Big Ten, SEC, American, Western Athletic Conference USA , PAC 12 and A-10, the ACC has announced they are cancelling the Men's Basketball Tournament. #ACCTourney #Basketball #ACC #ACCNation pic.twitter.com/SdziPipyGw— ACC Nation (@accnation) March 12, 2020