Gobert was ruled out of Wednesday’s game at the Thunder because of illness. It was later announced by the Jazz that one of their players tested positive for the coronavirus causing the postponement of the game. It later was revealed that the player was Gobert. Shortly after, the NBA suspended its season.
One reporter in attendance when Gobert touched the recorders and microphones said he planned to be tested for the coronavirus.
On Thursday, the Jazz announced that every member of its traveling party was tested for the coronavirus. It was determined that one player also tested positive. The player, unnamed by the team, is star guard Donovan Mitchell, according to several reports.