The NBA has decided to cancel the season after a Utah Jazz player tested positive for coronavirus.
The league reports that Rudy Gobert is the player who tested positive -- and that his test result was reported shortly before tipoff. He was not in the arena at the time.
According to the league, Gobert "tested negative for influenza, strep throat and an upper respiratory infection. The individual's symptoms diminished over the course of [Wednesday] , however, in a precautionary measure, and in consultation and cooperation with NBA medical staff and Oklahoma health officials, the decision was made to test for COVID-19."
"The individual is currently in the care of health officials in Oklahoma City," the team said per ESPN.
Sporting events all over the world are being axed due to the coronavirus. Trump even banned travel from Europe to the United States for 30 days, with the exception of the UK in the hopes of containing the deadly virus.