NBA and coronavirus: No optimistic COVID-19 checks reported on day earlier than restart

The NBA has accomplished its ultimate spherical of COVID-19 testing earlier than the resumption of the 2019-20 season, with no gamers testing optimistic.

The New Orleans Pelicans face the Utah Jazz and the Los Angeles Lakers tackle the Los Angeles Clippers in a double header on Thursday at Walt Disney World, Orlando.

A press release from the NBA and the Nationwide Basketball Gamers’ Affiliation (NBPA) detailed 344 checks had taken place within the league’s on-site ‘bubble’ because the earlier outcomes have been introduced on July 20, with no gamers offering any trigger for concern.

There have been equally zero positives from 346 checks within the earlier batch. On July 13, two gamers returned positives from 322 checks.

The 22 taking part groups every performed three inter-squad scrimmages within the seven days as much as and together with Tuesday this week.