10/04/2020

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Coronavirus updates: Pistons’ Christian Wood reportedly tests positive; third NBA player

A 3rd NBA participant has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus: Pistons forward Christian Wood.

Wood’s take a look at was reported Saturday by Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium. Neither the NBA nor the Pistons have confirmed the report.

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Wood, 24, joins the Jazz’s Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell as gamers to take a look at positive since the coronavirus outbreak. The Pistons performed the Jazz in Detroit on March 7, with Wood scoring 30 factors and grabbing eleven rebounds in 38 minutes.

Resources explained to Charania that Wood commenced sensation “refined symptoms” of the virus on Thursday and took the precaution of having tested. He has been in self-isolation since Wednesday the Pistons had been a single of 5 the latest Jazz opponents who were advised to isolate.

Gobert’s positive take a look at on Wednesday prompted the NBA to suspend the 2019-20 time for at least 30 days. Mitchell tested positive Thursday in Oklahoma City after the Jazz had been scheduled to engage in the Thunder. The activity was postponed immediately after Gobert’s take a look at outcomes became known.

Mitchell claimed Saturday that he remains in isolation but is “sensation great.”

The Jazz introduced Saturday that Gobert is pledging far more than $500,000 to guide workers at the Jazz’s arena and support endeavours in Utah, Oklahoma City and Gobert’s indigenous France to combat COVID-19, the disease induced by the virus.

The Facilities for Disease Handle and Avoidance reported 1,629 confirmed scenarios of coronavirus and 41 overall deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S. by means of Thursday.