Nets' Dinwiddie tests positive for COVID-19

Ross Houston
July 1, 2020

"As a result of this, I will not be in Orlando for the resumption of the season", Jordan tweeted.

Jordan's teammate Spencer Dinwiddie, who tested positive earlier Monday and is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, is strongly considering following suit, according to Wojnarowski. Nets forward Wilson Chandler announced on Sunday that he will opt-out of the restart, something players can do without penalty. "I was ready and prepared to rejoin my teammates".

The coronavirus pandemic has dealt a huge blow to one of the teams the Kings will face when the National Basketball Association season resumes July 30 at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando.

Dinwiddie said he tested negative for the virus multiple times after returning to Brooklyn and took part in a couple practices.

Guard Dinwiddie told sports news site The Athletic that he had experienced symptoms "including fever and chest tightness".

Forward DeAndre Jordan announced on Twitter on Monday night that he too had tested positive for the coronavirus, and that he will not be joining the team in Florida.

Now, just days before the Nets head to Disney for training camp ahead of the season resuming July 30, a playoff berth alone would seem like a success.

The Nets have a half-game lead over Orlando for seventh place in the Eastern Conference.

He averaged 20.6 points and 6.8 assists before the National Basketball Association suspended its season due to the coronavirus outbreak on March 11.

The Nets haven't had organized team workouts at the team's Brooklyn facility for several days, sources said.

Teams have until Wednesday to finalize their rosters for the remainder of the season.

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