While the Wednesday’s NBA schedule was underway, the league announced the indefinite suspension of the ongoing season in the wake of the Corona virus outbreak.
The announcement came after Utah Jazz big man Rudy Gobert was tested positive for the dreadful virus.
“The NBA is suspending game play following the conclusion of [Wednesday’s] schedule of games until further notice,” the league said in a statement. “The NBA will use this hiatus to determine next steps for moving forward in regard to the coronavirus pandemic.”
The decision to suspend the league brought varied reactions from fans as well as the players. The announcement initially surprised many but latter seemed a sensible one. Many players, current and former, took to Twitter to express their views on the abrupt suspension of the league.
Among the players to express their surprise on the suspension were Kevin Durant and Rudy Gay.
2020 did have a few unfortunate events. While the demise of Kobe Bryant shook the entire world earlier this year, Coronavirus is currently plaguing the residents of the planet.
Apart from these star players, a few other current and former player expressed their views on the suspension.
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