WHO recognizes Coronavirus as a pandemic that is creating a global threat.
TV Shows, movies and even sports are facing significant turbulence as the pandemic moves forward spreading terror.
N.B.A. Player Found Positive Of Coronavirus
The Jazz is the team that consists of the player that is positive of the Coronavirus test. In a statement by the team, the team states that one of its players is tested for Coronavirus.
“The individual’s symptoms diminished over…., however in a precautionary measure, and consultation and cooperation with N.B.A. medical staff and Oklahoma health officials, the decision was made to test for Covid-19.”
This test is after the player tests for influenza, strep throat and upper respiratory infection.
When all the tests mentioned above come out negative, the player tests for Coronavirus which turns out to be positive. However, the team did not reveal the name of the player. Although news suggests that it is Rudy Gobert.
N.B.A. Suspends Its Season
Initially, the game’s cancellation is to take place on 12th March 2020. However, on 11th the final game between the Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelicans faces the eventual cancellation. The game faces delay for 30 minutes at the first and then final cancellation.
N.B.A. Faces Huge Loss Due To Cancellation Of Season
The ongoing dispute between the N.B.A. and the Chinese Government already creates a lot of strain on the N.B.A. N.B.A. is losing over millions in revenue.
Therefore, the cancellation is creating more hassle. We can already predict that the salaries of everyone who is a part of the N.B.A. as tickets are not going to be selling.
N.B.A. is also facing pressure from official authorities not to fill the arenas with the massive number of audience. All sports events around the globe are facing a lockdown, and it is all due to the pandemic Coronavirus.
The T.V. ratings for the N.B.A. is also going to go down as the season is being called off. Coronavirus is affecting our income and livelihoods. Hopefully, we are soon going to find a cure and overcome it. Meanwhile, we can only hope fo that little glimmer in these dark times.