Brooklyn Nets star Spencer Dinwiddie has been recognized with coronavirus and isn’t positive he’ll have the ability to take part when the season resumes, he informed The Athletic on Monday.
“Over the previous few months, I’ve been diligent about defending myself and others from COVID-19 by following all designated protocol and quarantining,” Dinwiddie mentioned in an announcement. “I used to be prepared and ready to rejoin my teammates. … I flew personal to return to New York, handed a number of COVID-19 checks over my first a number of days in New York and was in a position to take part in a pair practices throughout the first week.
“Initially, we have been speculated to be one of many groups to enter into the Orlando bubble early, however coaching camp received switched again to New York and sadly I’m now constructive. On condition that I’ve skilled signs, together with fever and chest tightness, it’s unclear on whether or not or not I am going to have the ability to take part in Orlando.”
Dinwiddie says he’ll stay quarantined and reevaluate after 14 days.
The guard averaged 20.6 factors, 6.eight assists and three.5 rebounds for the 30-34 Nets, who have been in seventh place within the East when the season was suspended. The Nets are one of many 22 NBA groups scheduled to renew video games on July 30 in Orlando, Florida.
They are going to be with out ahead Wilson Chandler, who knowledgeable the group that he’s opting out of taking part in, he informed ESPN’s Malika Andrews on Sunday.