The 2020-21 NBA season is set to begin in three weeks and training camps got underway on Tuesday. The NBA used a bubble to finish last season and it worked out great. So far, things haven’t gotten off to a good start on the first day of camps. We’ve had multiple teams report that players have tested positive for Covid-19 on Day 1. Here we’ll be keeping track of players who have tested positive for Covid-19 and teams that have reported players testing positive.
Update, Dec. 14 — Chicago Bulls PF Noah Vonleh has tested positive for Covid-19.
Update, Dec. 10 — The NBA announced that 8 new players have tested positive for Covid-19 since Dec. 2 out of 541 players, the NBA announced Thursday.
Update, Dec. 7 — Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts confirmed that one player tested positive for Covid-19.
Terry Stotts says that one player tested positive for COVID— Casey Holdahl (@CHold) December 7, 2020
Update, Dec. 7 — Three members of the Toronto Raptors organization have tested positive for Covid-19, the team announced Monday afternoon.
Three members of Raptors organization test positive for Covid-19. pic.twitter.com/3yFEXNMZf4— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) December 7, 2020
Update, Dec. 6 — The Trail Blazers have closed their practice facilities after three people within the organization tested positive for Covid-19, per Marc Stein.
The Portland Trail Blazers have closed their practice facility today "out of an abundance of caution" after three positive coronavirus tests in the organization— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) December 6, 2020
Update, Dec. 4 — Utah Jazz G Mike Conley is in quarantine protocol but is not positive for Covid-19. He just needs to test negative seven consecutive times in order to return to practice.
Conley said he is NOT positive but in quarantine until he can register the sufficient number of negative tests https://t.co/dU6iXlHcti— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) December 4, 2020
Update, Dec. 4 — The Charlotte Hornets announced that guard Malik Monk tested positive for Covid-19.
Update, Dec. 2 — The NBA announced that 48 of 546 players tested during a phase from Nov. 24-30 came up positive. Shams Charania added that this was during a phase in which players were reporting to team facilities after being at home, so there was expected to be a number of positive results.
The Warriors announced Tuesday that their first team practice had been delayed after two players tested positive for Covid-19, per GM Bob Myers. The two players were tested on Monday and found to be positive. The players names have not been revealed.
Wizards coach Scott Brooks told ESPN that a player tested positive for Covid-19. Brooks did not name the player but said he was outside of the D.C. Market.