All Raptors players and staff test negative for coronavirus
The news comes on the heels of the Raptors’ traveling party testing negative for the virus as well on Friday.
However, we have to know this: even though the Raptors players’ tests came back negative, the incubation period for the virus is two weeks, so the disease can take two weeks to appear:
The Raptors announced that the one test that hadn’t come back from their team travel party for COVID-19 last night has since come back.
Like all the others, it was negative.
— Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) March 14, 2020
So far, Mitchell and Gobert are the only two NBA players that are known to have contracted the coronavirus. The NBA is expected to be on hold for at least the next 30 days.
The Raptors went 46-18 before the season got suspended on Wednesday. They have the second-best record in the Eastern Conference, trailing only the Milwaukee Bucks, who have the best record in the NBA after having the No. 1 seed last season as well.
The Raptors defeated the Jazz on Monday by a final score of 101-92. The game was played in Salt Lake City.
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