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THE NBA says some players can voluntarily return to their team practice facilities starting on Friday (Saturday, Manila time, with some very specific conditions and only in places where local and state governments have signed off on such openings.It's ...
May 7, 2020
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MIAMI - The NBA has pushed back the possible reopening date of some team practice facilities for at least a week until May 8 at the earliest, saying on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time)the extra time was needed in part to make sure ...
Apr 28, 2020
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THE Utah Jazz have laid off workers, becoming the first NBA team to dismiss staff due to the coronavirus pandemic.A still undetermined number of non-basketball staff have been laid off, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, while other employees saw ...
Apr 4, 2020
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RUDY Gobert, Donovan Mitchell and the rest of the Utah Jazz have been cleared by the Utah Department of Health two weeks after being tested for coronavirus.Gobert was the first NBA player to test positive for COVID-19, followed by Mitchell. ...
Mar 28, 2020
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IT has been just one week.That's all. Just one full week since Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19, just one full week since the NBA became the first of the North American pro sports leagues ...
Mar 20, 2020
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CHICAGO - While the rest of the world is scrambling to acquire testing kits for the dreaded coronavirus pandemic, NBA players don't seem to have any problem getting tested at all.And the perceived inequality has sparked outrage among the common ...
Mar 18, 2020
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ALL-STAR guard Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz said he showed no symptoms of being sick before testing positive for the coronavirus, and he continues to have no signs of illness since going into isolation.Mitchell, speaking to ABC's "Good ...
Mar 16, 2020
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CHRISTIAN Wood of the Detroit Pistons has tested positive for the coronavirus, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Wood is feeling fine, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on ...
Mar 15, 2020
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RUDY Gobert of the Utah Jazz offered the first of what he said will be "many steps" he will take to help with the coronavirus pandemic, pledging on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) to donate more than $500,000 to relief efforts.Gobert, ...
Mar 15, 2020
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THE Toronto Raptors say all members of their travel party - players, coaches, staff - have tested negative for the coronavirus, with one result still pending on Friday (Saturday, Manila time).The Raptors were tested in Toronto on Wednesday night, two nights after they ...
Mar 14, 2020
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CHICAGO - Mike Clarkson doesn't rattle easy. He is a sturdy military man who has weathered many life storms including a health scare not long ago.But when news broke that Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus, Mike ...
Mar 13, 2020
FOLLOWING reports of NBA All-Stars Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell testing positive for coronavirus, fans understandably expressed concerns about the health of their Utah Jazz teammates.One of those players is Fil-Am guard Jordan Clarkson, who took to social media ...
Mar 13, 2020
The NBA's so-called "patient zero" hasn't just been getting handsy with reporters' mics.A tweet from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski alleges that Rudy Gobert had also been "careless" inside the locker room, with Jazz sources ...
Mar 13, 2020
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DONOVAN Mitchell of the Utah Jazz confirmed Thursday that he tested positive for the coronavirus, saying that he is personally dealing with the pandemic that has temporarily shut down the NBA and other major sports leagues.Later, Jazz teammate Rudy Gobert - the ...
Mar 13, 2020
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UTAH Jazz star Donovan Mitchell has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday, just hours after teammate Rudy Gobert's own positive test prompted the NBA to suspend its season indefinitely. According to ESPN senior reporter Adrian Wojnarowski, Mitchell as ...
Mar 12, 2020
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THE Toronto Raptors and the Washington Wizards said their players will go on self-quarantine because their teams recently played games against the Utah Jazz and Rudy Gobert.Gobert has tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, prompting the NBA to suspend its ...
Mar 12, 2020
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IT started as a joke: Before leaving a post-practice interview session Rudy Gobert touched all the tape recorders that were placed before him on a table, devices that reporters who cover the Utah Jazz were using during an availability with him ...
Mar 12, 2020
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Utah's scheduled game at Oklahoma City was postponed Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) and the NBA suspended its season a few minutes later after a Jazz player tested positive for the coronavirus.The player is star center Rudy ...
Mar 12, 2020
Evan Fournier has provided an update on his French teammate Rudy Gobert.The Orlando Magic guard apparently spoke with the Utah Jazz center by phone and confirmed that there's nothing to worry about. Fournier and Gobert helped France win a ...
Mar 12, 2020
A BASKETBALL fan's worst fear has happened: the NBA has suspended the 2019-20 season.The development comes on the heels of reports that Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus, just before their game against the Oklahoma ...
Mar 12, 2020
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