As of this page being published, the NBA has suspended its season indefinitely in the wake of two Utah Jazz players testing positive for COVID-19, more commonly known as the coronavirus. It is unknown when (or, to be candid, if) the Lakers and other teams will see their season resume this year.
In the story stream below, we will be doing our best to keep you as updated as possible on every development on how this affects the Lakers and the rest of the league, with stories on when things might be coming back, how the team is responding to matters in the interim, what the players think of all this and more.
We can’t promise definitive answers right away, but will be doing our best to round up all of the news we do get as it continues to filter out in the wake of this very serious issue facing the planet.
As a reminder, due to the coronavirus, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is asking people to:
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
For more information on the coronavirus, please visit cdc.gov/coronavirus. Stay tuned for more updates in the story stream below.