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Four Brooklyn Nets players tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the NBA team announced in a statement Tuesday.

The state of play: One of the four players is exhibiting symptoms, and the others are asymptomatic. All, including Kevin Durant, are currently self-isolating, along with the rest of the team and travel party.

  • "The organization is currently notifying anyone who had known contact with the players, including recent opponents," the statement read.
  • The names of the four players were not publicly shared in the team release, however Durant spoke out about his condition with The Athletic's Shams Charania.

The big picture: The NBA already suspended its season after a Utah Jazz player tested positive for the virus last week.

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The big picture: The campaign says the two staffers wore face masks during the entire event, which drew thousands of supporters. Health officials, including several in Tulsa, had urged the campaign to delay the rally, warning of the risk of spreading the virus. Six campaign staffers for the president were quarantined after testing positive before the rally last week,.