Former Warriors star Kevin Durant has tested positive for coronavirus, he told TEx-Warriors star Kevin Durant tests positive for coronavirushe Athletic on Tuesday, becoming the highest-profile athlete to contract COVID-19.
Durant, who left the Warriors to sign a free-agent deal with Brooklyn, is one of four Nets players to test positive, the team announced.
Durant, who was a two-time NBA Finals MVP while leading the Warriors to two titles, told The Athletic that despite the diagnosis he is feeling fine and has not experienced any symptoms.
Shams Charania was quoted... “Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine,” he said. “We’re going to get through this.”
The Nets and Durant were scheduled to play the Warriors in San Francisco last Thursday with no fans being allowed into Chase Center when the NBA announced the night before it was suspending the season until further notice on March 11.
Utah Jazz All-Star center Rudy Gobert was the first star sports athlete to test positive when his status was announced on March 11.
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