NBA: One positive COVID result in latest round of testing
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver  Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA and NBPA have announced their COVID-19 testing results for the past week, stating in a press release that just one player of the 481 tested since March 24 returned a confirmed positive result.

The league had a couple of weeks in January when the number of positive cases was in the double digits, resulting in several postponed games, but March’s testing results haven’t come close to approaching those figures.

Since the All-Star Game earlier this month, no more than three players have tested positive for the coronavirus in a single week. This is also the second consecutive week with just one confirmed positive test.

The low number of cases among players means that no games have been postponed since March 2 — that 29-day stretch without any postponements is the longest of the season so far. The NBA would love to see that streak continue throughout the second half, since making up a handful of games near the end of the season would be a challenge.

This article first appeared on Hoops Rumors and was syndicated with permission.

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