Coronavirus: Kings' Jabari Parker tests positive for COVID-19

Tanya Simon
June 28, 2020

Forward Jabari Parker and center Alex Len, both members of the Sacramento Kings, said Wednesday they've tested positive for the coronavirus.

Parker, 25, is with his fifth team in the past three seasons. Len announced his status in an Instagram post. Total, 302 players were tested June 23, which makes for a 5.3% positive test rate among players.

"I have immediately entered isolation and look forward to being cleared and rejoining my team-mates for our playoff push".

The NBA will return with a 22-team format at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida as the tentative start date of the tournament has been scheduled for July 31.

League officials have expected that positive tests would be inevitable. I'm progressing in my restoration and feeling effectively.

All teams will arrive at Disney between July 7 and July 9 to start a brief quarantine and training camp.

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Len, 27, is averaging 8.3 points and 6.0 rebounds in 49 games.

Parker has appeared in only one game for the Kings because of a right shoulder injury and an illness after he was traded to Sacramento by Atlanta in February.

Through 64 games this season, Hield is averaging 19.8 points per game and is shooting 40 per cent from beyond the arc, making 3.8 three-point field goals in about 10 attempts per game.

Sacramento Kings center Alex Len said that he tested positive for coronavirus after undergoing NBA's mandatory tests ahead of the season resumption.

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