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REPORT: Denver Nuggets Close Practice Facility After Multiple Coronavirus Cases

Nikola Jokic (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

David Hookstead Smoke Room Editor-in-Chief
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The Denver Nuggets have temporarily locked down because of coronavirus.

According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the team’s practice facility was shut down after “positive tests for the coronavirus within the traveling party headed to Orlando.” (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

Wojnarowski added that testing over the next few days will “determine” when stuff can open back up. Star Nikola Jokic is among the positive tests.

Seeing as how we’re only a month out from NBA games resuming at Disney in Orlando, Florida, this is about the worst update imaginable.

This isn’t just a single player or person testing positive. Enough people tested positive for the Nuggets to just back the whole thing in.

If that’s not a bad sign during the coronavirus pandemic, then I don’t know what is.

 

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It’s going to be fascinating to see how the NBA is able to keep its bubble system operating and functioning in Orlando.

It seems like it’s a great idea on the surface, but it probably won’t take much for a big outbreak. Look no further than college football for an example of how quickly a team can get hit.

Hopefully, the Nuggets can get the situation under control and get everyone healthy ASAP. With only a month before games begin again, there isn’t a ton of time left on the clock.