Brooklyn Nets forward Taurean Prince has tested positive for the coronavirus and will sit out the NBA’s restart in Orlando, sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 7, 2020
It's yet another blow for a Brooklyn team that is quickly running out of bodies.
Superstars Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are rehabbing injuries and are out, as is Nic Claxton. DeAndre Jordan isn't playing after he tested positive for the coronavirus in late June. Wilson Chandler opted to not play for family reasons.
Prince is the fourth Nets player – including DeAndre Jordan, Spencer Dinwiddie and Wilson Chandler – to opt-out of the league’s restart. Nets are eligible to sign four substitute players. Team departed this evening for Orlando. https://t.co/CC7nMZFm4i— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 7, 2020
Prince, 26 years old, averaged 12.1 PPG and 6.0 REB in 64 appearances and 61 starts before the Association halted the campaign on March 11 due to the pandemic.