Brooklyn Nets star DeAndre Jordan simply revealed he has coronavirus … and says he’ll NOT be within the Orlando bubble subsequent month for the restart of the NBA season.
The 31-year-old former NBA All-Star made the announcement on social media, writing … “Came upon final night time and confirmed once more at the moment that I’ve examined optimistic for Covid whereas being again in market.”
Jordan continued … “Because of this, I cannot be in Orlando for the resumption of the season.”
The Nets are at the moment in seventh place within the NBA’s Jap Convention … however will now be with out their beginning heart when the season suggestions off once more in July.
Jordan — who was averaging eight factors and 10 boards a sport this season — is not the one BK star who not too long ago got here down with the virus.
Spencer Dinwiddie introduced this week he additionally examined optimistic … however says he has not but determined if he’ll try and rejoin his squad in Florida.
FYI, Kevin Durant additionally examined optimistic in March … however has recovered from the virus. KD — ‘reason for his Achilles damage final 12 months — is out for the season.
The NBA restart has stirred up a ton of controversy … with gamers from Kyrie Irving (one other Web) and Fred VanVleet overtly saying they do not help hooping once more this 12 months.
Nonetheless, the season kicks off July 30 — and sadly for Brooklyn — the large 7-footer will not be within the bubble because the Nets struggle to stay within the playoffs.