The Oklahoma City Thunder and Utah Jazz were supposed to play a game at 5:00 pacific time today. But just before warm-ups were about to finish, a OKC doctor ran out of the locker room to talk to league officials. It was discovered that Utah center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the coronavirus.
Breaking: Rudy Gobert reportedly has tested positive for coronavirus, per @ShamsCharania.
The Jazz big man is feeling “strong and stable.” pic.twitter.com/OV6w05AJof
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) March 12, 2020
Following this news, all Utah Jazz and OKC Thunder plays and staff are quarantined in Chesapeake Energy Arena. To go even further, the NBA has announced the league has been suspended.
The NBA has suspended the season: pic.twitter.com/Yc5fOvdhGA
— John Canzano (@johncanzanobft) March 12, 2020
It is has not yet been determined if the season will be cancelled, but for now games will not be played. Just an unprecedented night in sports.