The Houston Rockets star guard, Russell Westbrook, announced on social networks that he tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently not traveling to Orlando with the rest of his colleagues.

07/13/2020 at 19:50

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Westbrook said he received the results before the Houston team traveled to Orlando to settle in the « bubble » where the resumption of the NBA season will take place.

In an explicit message in which the player himself announces that he has been infected by the coronavirus « I have tested positive for COVID-19. For now I feel good and I am in quarantine. I look forward to meeting with my teammates when they give me permission, « wrote the Rockets guard.

The player appreciates the signs of support he received after learning his positive: « Thank you all for your wishes for me to recover and the support that you give me constantly. « 

Finally, Westbrook sends a word of advice to everyone: « Please take this virus seriously. Stay safe and wear your masks. »