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NBA SUSPENDS SEASON AS CORONA VIRUS FEARS RISE ... AND RUDY GOBERT TESTS POSITIVE

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The NBA has suspended the 2019-20 season effective with the end of tonight’s games.

The league issued a statement early Wednesday evening, announcing the end of the season and that Rudy Gobert, the Jazz center, has tested positive for the disease.

The league said it would use the hiatus to determine “next steps.”

The Nets had been scheduled to play the Warriors at Chase Center in San Francisco without fans on Thursday, the second game of a four-game California swing All those games have been cancelled.