After a couple of months of no new Coronavirus cases in the NBA, it has been confirmed one of the best players in the league has tested positive for it.
During his time at Serbia, Nikola Jokic from the Denver Nuggets has has tested positive for COVID-19. The European Center is asymptomatic and is expected to join the Nuggets in around a week to prepare for the resumed season in Orlando.
Reporting with @WindhorstESPN: Nuggets star Nikola Jokic tested positive for the coronavirus in Serbia and his return to the U.S. is temporarily delayed. He’s been asymptomatic since testing positive last week. Jokic is expected to be cleared to travel to Denver within a week.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 23, 2020
Jokic spent time in Serbia with the best tennis player in the world, Novak Djokovic, who has also tested positive for Coronavirus.
This is the second player from the Nuggets organization that has tested positive for it. Back in March, an unknown player also got the virus according to an official statement from the team.