);
NBA

NBA to suspend season following Thursday's games

nba-051120-ftr-getty.jpg
NBA (NBA Getty Images)

NEW YORK, March 11, 2020 - The NBA announced that a player on the Utah Jazz has preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19. The test result was reported shortly prior to the tip-off of tonight's game between the Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena. At that time, tonight's game was canceled. The affected player was not in the arena.

The NBA is suspending game play following the conclusion of tonight's schedule of games until further notice. The NBA will use this hiatus to determine next steps for moving forward in regard to the coronavirus pandemic.

More from NBA.com

LakersChamps
NBA releases first half of 2020-21 schedule
NBA.com Staff
christian-wood-120220-ftr-getty
How Wood can get Rockets back on track
Scott Rafferty
harden-wall-nbae-gettyimages
Can Harden and Wall extend Houston's playoff streak?
Gilbert McGregor
#NBAOpeningWeek
Biggest storylines to watch from opening week
Benyam Kidane and Yash Matange
anthony-davis-12032020-ftr-nbae-gettyimages
Report: AD, Lakers agree to five-year deal
Gilbert McGregor
#WestbrookWall
NBA players react on Twitter to Wall-Westbrook trade
Yash Matange
More News