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Report: Official From Jazz/Raptors Game Receives Coronavirus Test Results

Mar 12, 2020, 3:32 PM | Updated: Mar 14, 2020, 2:23 pm
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DALLAS, TEXAS - OCTOBER 27: Rodney Hood #5 of the Portland Trail Blazers talks with NBA official Courtney Kirkland in the second half at American Airlines Center on October 27, 2019 in Dallas, Texas (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Coronavirus disease test results returned negative for an NBA official that was part of the crew that worked a recent Utah Jazz game.

Courtney Kirkland test results came back negative for COVID-19 according to ESPN’s Eric Woodyard.

Kirkland officiated the Utah Jazz’s game against the Toronto Raptors on Monday, March 9.

In the tweet, Woodyard mentioned Kirkland may have to wait up to four days for his test results but he is currently isolated from his family and other people.

The Jazz lost that game, 101-92, at Vivint Smart Home Arena.

Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert both tested positive for COVID-19. Gobert’s test result caused the postponement of the Jazz’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Soon after the NBA announced they are suspending all games until further notice. The announcement started a rush of leagues, including the NHL and MLB, to suspend activity.

College basketball tournaments, including the Division 1 Men’s Tournament, have been canceled.

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