Two basketball players from the Los Angeles Lakers has been tested positive for the corona virus as the latest case in the hard-hit, the best north american basketball league NBA.
It informs the club on Twitter.
Both players are put in quarantine. It is not stated which of the two is talking about, but the rest of the team will be tested for the virus.
the Lakers met the Brooklyn Nets, the 10. march. Subsequently, four players from the Nets been diagnosed with coronavirus, among other star Kevin Durant, who himself has told about the infection.
Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics and three employees about the Philadelphia 76ers have tested positive for the virus.
the NBA season was postponed last week, after Rudy Gobert from the Utah Jazz as the first in the league tested positive.
a total Of at least eight all NBA teams have been tested for the virus, announced NBA commissioner Adam Silver on Wednesday, according to ESPN.
The extensive testing of the has led to criticism from, among others, New York mayor, Bill de Blasio, who wrote on Twitter that 'the test should not be for the rich, but for the sick'.
the Lakers have, however, responded again to the criticism and said that the authorities are recommended to test the players after the game against the Nets.
Several teams have in their press releases since pointed out, they have got carried out tests in private without having to draw on the public coffers.
Among the most well-known Lakers-players, among others, LeBron James and Anthony Davis.