Durant is one of four players on the Brooklyn Nets to test positive.
NBA star Kevin Durant has tried positive for COVID-19, the illness brought about by the coronavirus, he told the Athletic on Tuesday.
“Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We’re going to get through this,” Durant told the Athletic. He included that he is feeling OK.
An agent for Durant revealed to News he would not be talking more on the infection right now.
Durant, a previous MVP and one of the most capable and well known players in ball, is one of four players on the Brooklyn Nets to test positive. The group didn’t state in a discharge which players had the infection, yet noted just one of the four had indicated side effects.
detailed Tuesday that the Nets tried players with tests bought from an anonymous privately owned business.
The NBA suspended its season last Wednesday after Utah Jazz All-Star Rudy Gobert tried positive for the infection. Gobert’s All-Star colleague Donovan Mitchell later likewise tried positive, as did Detroit Pistons player Christian Wood.
Durant has not played ball this season, in the wake of bursting his Achilles ligament during a year ago’s NBA Finals while playing for the Golden State Warriors.