The Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings became the latest NBA teams to shut down their practice facilities, and they are not expected to re-open them before the organizations travel to Orlando for the resumed season.
Bucks and Kings joined the Miami Heat, Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Clippers and Denver Nuggets in shutting down facilities after positive tests, according to Adrian Wojnarowski from ESPN and Sam Ammick from The Athletic.
The Milwaukee Bucks have shut down the team’s practice facility after receiving results of a Friday round of coronavirus testing, sources tell ESPN. The team isn’t expected to reopen facility for workouts prior to the organization's traveling party leaving for Orlando Thursday.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 5, 2020
Source tells @TheAthletic the Kings have shut down their practice facility after receiving a positive coronavirus test within the team’s traveling party on Sunday. The facility is not expected to reopen before the team departs for Orlando on Wednesday.— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) July 6, 2020
Two unnamed Phoenix Suns players tested positive for the Coronavirus back in June and the organization opted for shutting down the facilities, but did end up opening them back.
The NBA announced that any player who contracts the coronavirus must quarantine and test negative twice before being medically cleared to make the trip to Orlando.