As the rate of coronavirus infection rises Florida, Sacramento Kings striker Jabre Parker announced that he tested positive for COVID-19.
The revelation happened on the last day, players can inform the team if they do not intend to participate in the season to restart.
Despite the diagnosis, Parker is ready to join his team in Orlando.
Parker said: “A few days ago, I had a positive test for COVID-19 and immediately isolated myself in Chicago, where I still live.” “My recovery is improving and I feel good. I look forward to being with me in Orlando. Teammates, when we return to the court to resume the NBA season.”
Jabari Parker’s statement: pic.twitter.com/fn0WncpLi8
-King Sacramento (@SacramentoKings) June 24, 2020
In February, Parker and Alex Len traded from the Atlanta Hawks to the Kings in exchange for Dewayne Dedmon.
Parker only stayed with the Kings for about a month and then suspended the game due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Parker averaged 14.7 points and 5.9 rebounds in his fifth season.
The 6-foot-8 forward also played for the Washington Wizards, Chicago Bulls and Milwaukee Bucks.
The Kings are currently ranked 11th with a 28-36 record.
Florida A single-day record of more than 5,500 new COVID-19 cases was set on Wednesday.
The team is scheduled to arrive in Orlando from July 7th to 9th.