The Los Angeles Lakers last took the floor against the Utah Jazz who was the first team in the league to report cases of the coronavirus and now two players from the Lakers have tested positive for COVID-19.
The team announced Thursday sating:
“Following four Brooklyn Nets players testing positive for COVID-19, because Los Angeles Lakers’ players were exposed to them during our game against the Nets on March 10, our team physicians and public health officials recommended coronavirus testing for the players.
“We learned today that two Lakers players have tested positive. Both players are currently asymptomatic, in quarantine and under the care of the team’s physician.”
Shams Charania broke the news and noted that the entire team has yet to be tested but “[t]he team may test the remaining players who did not take tests Wednesday morning.”
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 19, 2020