The NBA announced today that it has indefinitely stopped the 2019-2020 season due to COVID-19 pandemic.
“The NBA is suspended the game after the end of tonight’s planned game, until further notice,”said the organization in a statement. “The NBA will use this batch to determine the next steps to advance on the Cov pandemic.”
The decision came after a Utah Jazz player tested positive for COVID-19, resulting in the delay and then cancellation of Wednesday’s game between the Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder just “seconds” The front-end. The organization did not name the players, but he said,”is not in the arena.”
Earlier, the Alliance reported that they had considered playing the season game, with no fans in attendance. The Golden State Warriors have been looking to play a Thursday home game against the Brooklyn Nets in an empty arena, since San Francisco is prohibited in the public activities attended by 1,000 or more people.