3 Pelicans players test positive for coronavirus
NEW ORLEANS - Pelicans Vice President David Griffin announced that three of the team's players have tested positive for COVID-19 just weeks before the NBA is scheduled to resume play with an abridged season.
WWL-TV reports the announcement came during a teleconference late Tuesday morning. Griffin did not name specific players but said they are being isolated and tested daily.
Griffin said players will be allowed to return to team facilities after two negative tests.
The news comes as the Pelicans begin workouts in preparation for restarting the NBA season in Orlando at the end of July.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Beloved local Elvis impersonator shot to death, one suspect arrested
Baton Rouge hardware stores face shortages, price increases due to the pandemic
Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a local Elvis impersonator
As businesses struggle to hire BREC says they're starting to recover
Deputies find body after recovering car from bayou Friday
LSU pitcher Matt Beck gets his moment at the plate
Brusly baseball needs extra innings to win regional series with Jennings.
Southern Athletic Director Roman Banks talks about coaching search
Drew Brees and Sean Payton enjoy the Zurich Classic
Legendary Parkview coach Kenny Guillot passes away at 76