The Portland Trail Blazers will close their practice facility due to three positive coronavirus cases, allowing them to conduct a deep clean of the building while they continue to test, per President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey. The team’s official Twitter made the statement prior to a press release.
"Over the past four days, we have had three positive COVID test results within our organization. Out of an abundance of caution, having completed contact tracing, we are closing our practice facility today for deep cleaning while we run confirmatory tests” -Neil Olshey— Portland Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) December 6, 2020
It is unclear at this point as to who tested positive among the team’s staff or players. The Blazers have been conducting limited practices leading up to training camp this week, including a spate of media availbility that included nearly everyone available in market.
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