On Thursday The Los Angeles Lakers announced that two players tested positive for the coronavirus and they are in midst of a 14-day self-quarantine.
The tests were taken by the Lakers on Wednesday and were administered entirely within the players’ cars, according to Dave McMenamin of ESPN the test were taken on Wednesday after Brooklyn Nets basketball player Kevin Durant and three of his team mates tested positive.
The names of the players that was infected were not made public .
The Lakers were the last team to play the Nets before the season was suspended, as Brooklyn bested Los Angeles 104-102 .
The Lakers released the following statement on Thursday: