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All Lakers players symptom-free of COVID-19 after 14-day quarantine

Lakers, LeBron James, Anthony Davis

Los Angeles Lakers players have completed their 14-day home quarantine and all of them are now symptom-free of COVID-19, the team announced Tuesday.

On March 19, the organization released a statement announcing that two current Lakers players had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The identity of the players has not been disclosed.

Some Lakers players were tested on the morning of Wednesday, March 18, after it was publicly disclosed that four players on the Brooklyn Nets — including Kevin Durant — had tested positive. The Lakers’ final game before the hiatus was against the Nets at Staples Center on March 10 (a surprising 104-102 Brooklyn victory).

Lakers players have tried their best to stay focused during the quarantine:

“We’re ending each other highlight tapes because we miss the game,” Anthony Davis told Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times. “Guys are finding a way to work out safely because you know the season isn’t over. We want to make sure we pick up where we left off. We were in a great place.”

The 2019-20 regular season was suspended indefinitely on March 11 due to the outbreak, expedited by the positive test of Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert. At the time, the Lakers were cruising to the top spot in the Western Conference with a record of 49-14, and LeBron James was ramping up his late-season MVP push. LeBron had been averaging 25.7 points, 10.6 assists, and 7.9 rebounds during his second campaign in the purple and gold.

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