The latest round of COVID-19 testing in the NBA produced one positive out of the 470 players that were tested. ESPN’s Marc Spears delivered the latest results from the NBA’s testing on Wednesday.
Of the 470 players tested for COVID-19 since Feb. 3, NBA says one new player has returned a confirmed positive test.— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpears) February 10, 2021
The NBA’s positive cases peaked from Jan. 6 to 19 when 27 players tested positive for the virus. Since then, only two have, according to Sportsnet.
The NBA has had to adjust more than 20 games on the schedule this season so far due to COVID-19 cases within teams but has yet to postpone a game in February.
Four of these games have impacted the Portland Trail Blazers with two home games against the Memphis Grizzlies postponed in January. The Blazers were also given an extra game against the Washington Wizards in the nation’s capital on Febraury 2. A later game against the Charlotte Hornets in North Carolina was postponed after initially being scheduled for February 7.