Nuggets close practice facility after two members of traveling party test positive for coronavirus, source says


Two members of the Nuggets’ traveling party tested positive for the coronavirus over the weekend, which prompted the team to close its facilities, according to a league source.

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The decision to close the facility came after discussion and in accordance with the NBA. The team was tested Saturday, and those results forced the team’s practice facility closed beginning on the weekend. The facility is expected to be closed through at least Thursday, with the possibility of re-opening the gym on Friday, according to the source.

The Nuggets are scheduled to leave for Orlando in one week to re-start the season.

The NBA expected positive tests, which is why it accounted for a two-week period before teams left for Orlando. The Nuggets have now had at least five positive tests throughout their organization.

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Source:: The Denver Post – Sports


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