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NBA Suspends Basketball Season ‘Indefinitely’ after Player Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The Golden 1 Center center empties out after the NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings was postponed at the last minute in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, March 11, 2020. . (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

In an unexpected announcement, the NBA has announced it’s suspending the season “indefinitely” over coronavirus concerns.
The Wednesday night decision came after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the virus, according to a statement released by NBA officials. The NBA wasted no time in implementing the ban. Wednesday’s game between the Jazz and the Oklahoma City Thunder was called off moments after tip-off. As the players left the court, disappointed fans were sent home. Do you think any of the other major sports leagues will follow? The NHL, MLB? Here’s the complete story from ESPN.


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