16 Out Of 302 NBA Players Tested Positive For COVID-19

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The NBA has announced that 16 out of its 302 NBA players have tested positive for COVID-19.

ESPN says this means that 5.3% of the league has tested positive, but none of the players are seriously ill.

"One thing we're learning with this virus is, so much is unpredictable," Silver said during Friday's conference call with National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts and NBPA president Chris Paul. 

He continued, "We're not saying full steam ahead no matter what happens. We all talk daily, and we're gonna see how this continues to play out. But we feel very comfortable right now with where we are."

The NBA season is scheduled to resume on July 30 with 22 teams participating in Orlando, Florida. With Florida reporting record numbers of the virus -- everything could change over the coming weeks if the numbers continue to spike.

"My ultimate conclusion is that we can't outrun the virus, and that this is what we're gonna be living with for the foreseeable future -- which is why we designed the campus the way we did," NBA commissioner Adam Silver said. "And so it's a closed network; and while it's not impermeable, we are in essence protected from cases around us. At least, that's the model.