Three Pelicans test positive for coronavirus

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Sixteen NBA players (of 302 tested June 23) were diagnosed with coronavirus.

Three are Pelicans.

Andrew Lopez of ESPN:

It’s unclear how many players have tested positive in this phase of the NBA’s return. Nets center DeAndre Jordan said he found out more recently. Otherwise, players outside New Orleans who reportedly tested positive might or might not be among the 16.

The number of positive tests at this stage is not surprising.

But teams are not all affected equally. Hopefully, the three Pelicans are asymptomatic and clear the virus as quickly as possible. However, at minimum, they’re missing time to train. That puts them behind as New Orleans gears up for a playoff push.

Three Pelicans test positive for coronavirus originally appeared on NBCSports.com

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