The Milwaukee Bucks have shut down the team’s practice facility.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the team made the decision to lock up the practice facility “after receiving results of a Friday round of coronavirus testing.” (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
It’s not known how many positive tests there were for the Bucks, but however many there were, it was enough for management to shut the doors.
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
This is the last thing the NBA needs right now. The last thing the NBA needs is another team shutting its doors ahead of the games starting back up in Orlando at Disney at the end of July.
The Nuggets did the exact same thing last week.
After positive tests for the coronavirus within the traveling party headed to Orlando, the Denver Nuggets have closed team’s practice facility for several days, sources tell ESPN. Facility was locked to players and staff starting Saturday, and could open again later this week.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 30, 2020
Games aren’t scheduled to happen for a few more weeks, and we already have teams closing up shop because of test results.
That’s not a great look for what could happen in Orlando if the virus hits a team’s locker room.
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We’ll see what happens, but the NBA might have several problems if more and more teams shut down facilities ahead of games starting.