The Denver Nuggets reportedly closed their practice facilities due to positive coronavirus tests.
By ESPN Adrian Wojnarowski, the Nuggets ‘facilities were closed on Saturday and may reopen later this week after members of the Nuggets’ traveling group traveling to Orlando, Florida for the resumption of the season have tested positive for the virus.
Wojnarowski added that the “next few days of testing” will determine when the Nuggets reopen their training facilities for players and coaches.
Branislav Jokic, father of Nuggets All-Star Nikola Jokic, confirmed Nova.rs (h / t Eurohoops.net) his son is doing well after being diagnosed with COVID-19: “We are all fine. Nikola is fine. It’s been a week. What he had left. He shows no symptoms. He is with us, and everything is fine. “
Wojnarowski and Brian Windhorst reported on June 23 that Jokic, who returned to Serbia during the NBA break, should receive clearance ” within a week ” to travel to Denver.
Under the NBA Return-to-play format, the 22 teams included in the Orlando restart started coronavirus testing on June 22, and mandatory individual training is expected to begin on Wednesday.
The teams will travel to Orlando between July 7-9, and training camps will run July 9-21 before games begin on July 30.
The Nuggets (43-22) will head to restarting the NBA as the No. 3 seeded player in the Western Conference.