);
Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers provide statement on COVID-19 testing

EL SEGUNDO - Following four Brooklyn Nets players testing positive for COVID-19, because Los Angeles Lakers' players were exposed to them during our game against the Nets on March 10, our team physicians and public health officials recommended coronavirus testing for the players.

We learned today that two Lakers players have tested positive. Both players are currently asymptomatic, in quarantine and under the care of the team's physician.

All players and members of the Lakers staff are being asked to continue to observe self-quarantine and shelter at home guidelines, closely monitor their health, consult with their personal physicians and maintain constant communication with the team.

The health and well-being of our players, our organization, our fans, and all those potentially impacted by this situation is paramount. As always, we appreciate the support of our fans, family and friends, and wish everyone affected by this virus a speedy recovery.

MORE: Latest news & updates on suspended NBA season | 15 must-watch games on League Pass during NBA hiatus

More from NBA.com

KDurant
NBA Soundsystem: The start of the 2020-21 season is here
NBA.com Staff
#Noah
Report: Noah 'likely headed towards retirement'
Yash Matange
hayes-doumbouya-ftr-12012020-nbae-gettyimages
Hayes, Doumbouya headline Detroit's future
Gilbert McGregor
#HayesGriffin
Will Pistons reap the rewards of a busy offseason?
Yash Matange
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
OTD: Kareem passes Robertson on all-time scoring list
Yash Matange
kemba-walker-12012020-ftr-nbae-gettyimages
Kemba (knee) to miss start of season
Gilbert McGregor
More News