"Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and
quarantine. We're going to get through this," 10-time NBA
All-Star Durant was quoted as saying.
The Nets had said earlier on Tuesday that four of its players
were isolated and under the care of team physicians after
testing positive for coronavirus but did not identify the
Durant signed with the Nets last summer but has been sidelined
by an Achilles injury sustained during last season's NBA Finals
when he was playing for the Golden State Warriors.
"The organization is currently notifying anyone who has had
known contact with the players, including recent opponents, and
is working closely with state and local health authorities on
reporting," the team said.
"All players and members of the Nets travel party are being
asked to remain isolated, closely monitor their health and
maintain constant communication with team medical staff."
Three of the players were asymptomatic while one was showing
symptoms of the rapidly-spreading virus days after the Utah Jazz
reported that two of its players had tested positive for
The Nets last played against the Lakers in Los Angeles on March
10. A day later, the league suspended its season until further
notice, as the coronavirus pandemic hit major sporting events
across the globe.
(Reporting By Amy Tennery, Editing by Franklin Paul/ Toby
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