Buddy Hield has tested positive for the coronavirus as he was seem playing in crowded gym ahead of the NBA Bubble restart
Sacramento Kings shooting guard Buddy Hield has been tested positive for the coronavirus test, according to Sam Amick and Shams Charania of The Athletic. However, there is no official statement from Buddy or the the Kings that confirm the news.
How did Buddy Hield get the coronavirus?
The source of the virus is unknown for Hield, but he was playing in Oklahoma in the Skinz league. A video of Buddy had surfaced in which he was playing in a crowded gym where fans were not wearing masks.
Buddy Hield serving buckets in the
Skinz League a few weeks ago
Get well soon, Buddy 🙏
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Buddy Hield and Jabari Parker are the latest known NBA players to test positive for COVID-19.
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Buddy is the second player to be tested positive in the Kings’ roster as before him Jabari Parker announced in a statement that he had been tested positive for the coronavirus. “Several days ago I tested positive for COVID-19 and immediately self-isolated in Chicago, which is where I remain,” said Parker in his statement.
NBA’s coronavirus tests
NBA has begun large scale testing of NBA players and staff under their plan to return to the NBA bubble. A series of players have tested positive since the testing began on Tuesday.
Indiana Pacers point guard Malcolm Brogdon and Nuggets star Nikola Jokic tested positive. Jokic was recently in news for the weight loss during the lockdown.
Two players of the Phoenix Suns also are positive with coronavirus but the team has not revealed the name of the players. Now, Buddy Hield and Jabari Parker have joined the ‘NBA coronavirus list’ and more players ate accepted to be on this list.
The ‘NBA Bubble’ has been a concern for a number of players since its announcement. We can see the concern changing into reality as in 2 days more than 6 players have been tested positive for coronavirus.