The move follows a player testing positive for Coronavirus.
The National Basketball Association has suspended their entire season “until further notice.”
It follows Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert testing positive for Coronavirus.
Here is the NBA statement:
“The NBA is suspending game play following the conclusion of tonight’s games until further notice.”
The NBA is suspending game play following the conclusion of tonight’s games until further notice. pic.twitter.com/3PIBQngjRP
— NBA TV (@NBATV) March 12, 2020
In the video below, you can see Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban reacting to the news in real time:
“Mark Cuban finds out about the NBA suspension news.”
Mark Cuban finds out about the NBA suspension news. pic.twitter.com/a5SjoADoHP
— Legion Hoops (@LegionHoops) March 12, 2020
The move will be shocking to many, and will help many people wake up to the huge disruptions and changes that are on the way as the battle against Coronavirus intensifies.
In just the last few hours of March 11th, the world has learned that the US will be banning travel to and from Europe, that Tom Hanks has Coronavirus, and now that a major sports league is shutting down.
Events are moving rapidly.
Photo – Twitter