2 Lakers Test Positive For Coronavirus

2 Lakers Test Positive For Coronavirus

Two players on the Lakers have tested positive for the coronavirus. The Lakers team had 14 players tested for the coronavirus virus at the team’s practice facility. They shared the news on Twitter writing:

We learned today that two Lakers players have tested positive for COVID-19. Both players are currently asymptomatic, in quarantine and under the care of the team’s physician.

See the statement below.

Following four Brooklyn Nets players testing positive for COVID-19, because Los Angeles Lakers’ players were exposed to them during our game against the Nets on March 10, our team physicians and public health officials recommended coronavirus testing for the players.

We learned today that two Lakers players have tested positive. Both players are currently asymptomatic, in quarantine and under the care of the team’s physician.

All players and members of the Lakers staff are being asked to continue to observe self-quarantine and shelter at home guidelines, closely monitor their health, consult with their personal physicians and maintain constant communication with the team.

The health and well-being of our players, our organization, our fans, and all those potentially impacted by this situation is paramount. As always, we appreciate the support of our fans, family and friends, and wish everyone affected by this virus a speedy recovery.

Kevin Durant

As previously reported, Kevin Durant was among 4 Brooklyn Net players who tested Positive for coronavirus.

Christian Wood

Pistons Player Christian Wood tested positive for the coronavirus.

NBA players Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell both tested positive.

The identify of the Lakers players have not yet been revealed.

Authored by: Kellie Williams