Report: Bucks facility will remain closed until team travels to Orlando


The Milwaukee Bucks are the last team to shut down after recovering the COVID-19 test results, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Wojnarowski adds that the Bucks have no plans to reopen facilities in Milwaukee for training until the team travels to Orlando on July 9.

Wojnarowski reports that the decision to close the facilities was made after Friday’s test results returned. No information on the number of positive tests was reported.

The NBA began phase 2 of its return to play plan on June 23. As part of this phase, players and staff from the 22 returning teams (except the Toronto Raptors) had to report to their hometown. for compulsory daily tests and optional small group training. Raptors instead showed up in Naples, Florida for phase 2.

According to the NBA, as of July 2, 25 players and 10 staff had tested positive for coronavirus in Phase 2. During that same period, a total of 1,228 players and staff had been tested.

In addition to the Bucks, the Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Clippers had to temporarily close their facilities due to some positive tests among team members.

According to Shams Charania’s The Athleitc, the 22 returning teams will report to Walt Disney World in Orlando from July 7-9.


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