TASS, June 30. Central club of the National basketball Association (NBA) “Brooklyn” Deandre Jordan caught coronavirus infection. About this the player said on his Twitter page.
Jordan became the second player of the team after defender Spencer Dinwiddie, whose test for coronavirus was positive. Also informed the forward of “Brooklyn” Wilson Chandler refused to continue the season for family reasons.
“Last night found symptoms, and today all was confirmed. The test result for coronavirus was positive. I won’t be in Orlando during the resumption of the season,” wrote Jordan on Twitter.
The NBA suspended the regular season on March 12. The leadership of the Association on 4 June approved the format of the remainder of the season 2019/20. The tournament will play 22 teams out of 30. Some teams have already started training on a voluntary basis in Disney World (Orlando, Florida), where it is planned to conduct the remaining matches.
Previously, the organization has announced that the draw will continue on July 30. According to the calendar, the season will resume with matches between “Utah” – “new Orleans” and “Los Angeles Lakers” – “Los Angeles clippers”. The League will not hold more than seven meetings a day, the games will be held at three sites. Will conclude the preliminary round on August 14, and the first round of the playoffs kicks off on August 17.