NBA superstar and Brooklyn Nets small forward, Kevin Durant, has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Breaking the news to The Athletic on Tuesday (March 17), the NBA All-Star Kevin Durant says he is feeling fine.
Sending a message through The Athletic, Kevin Durant remains positive, with hopes that all do the same through these difficult times. “Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine,” Durant told The Athletic. “We’re going to get through this.”
Along with Kevin Durant, three other Brooklyn Nets players have tested positive. Although the Nets have yet to disclose the names of the players, they have released an update on the matter via a press release.
“Four Brooklyn Nets players have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Of the four, one player is exhibiting symptoms while three are asymptomatic. All four players are presently isolated and under the care of team physicians,” states the press release.
The Nets are taking all the necessary steps to ensure the current situation does not get worst. “The organization is currently notifying anyone who has had known contact with the players, including recent opponents, and is working closing with stare 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.”
In related news, this past Saturday (March 14) the Nets organiztion ensured its employees of the Barclays Center, that they will not be stranded during these difficult times.
“With the aim of helping Barclays Center staff get through this difficult time, we commit to provide relief to hourly employees for the paychecks they would have earned,” stated the Brooklyn Nets.