The virus shuts down NBA Pro Basketball….
“A player on the Utah Jazz has preliminary tested positive for COVID-19,” the NBA’s statement read. “The test result was reportedly shortly before tip-of of [Wednesday’s] game. At that time, [Wednesday’s] game was canceled. The affected player was not in the arena. The NBA is suspending game play following the conclusion of [Wednesday’s] schedule until further notice. The NBA will use this hiatus to determine next steps for moving forward in regard to the coronavirus pandemic.”
Image…Fans react after it is announced that a game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Utah Jazz in Oklahoma City was postponed….. Kyle Phillips/AP