UPDATE: Here’s a statement from the Utah Jazz:
The Utah Jazz with a statement pic.twitter.com/TxeRgfSODw— Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) March 12, 2020
Utah Jazz C Rudy Gobert has tested positive for coronavirus, per The Athletic’s Shams Charania. The Jazz-Thunder game on Wednesday night was postponed and the players have been quarantined inside the building. Gobert was held out of shootaround earlier in the day and was questionable heading into the game.
Utah Jazz All-Star Rudy Gobert has tested positive for coronavirus, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 12, 2020
Sources say Gobert is feeling good, strong and stable — and was feeling strong enough to play tonight.
Here’s a video of Gobert talking to media on Monday. It shows him touching mics and recorders from the media.
This appears to be the Rudy Gobert incident, smhpic.twitter.com/cdOGbgInU5— Hoop Central (@TheHoopCentral) March 12, 2020
The NBA announced shortly after the game was postponed that the season has been suspended. During the hiatus, the League will discuss next steps in how to deal with the outbreak.