Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic is reportedly the latest NBA player to test positive for COVID-19. As reported by ESPN‘s Adrian Wojnarowski and Brian Windhorst, Jokic has remained asymptomatic since he tested positive, delaying his return to the United States from his native Serbia.
Reporting with @WindhorstESPN: Nuggets star Nikola Jokic tested positive for the coronavirus in Serbia and his return to the U.S. is temporarily delayed. He’s been asymptomatic since testing positive last week. Jokic is expected to be cleared to travel to Denver within a week.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 23, 2020
With the NBA season scheduled to resume at the end of next month, the Nuggets currently hold a record of 43-22, third place in the Western Conference. The Nuggets’ success this season is largely due to Jokic’s averages of 20.2 points, 10.2 rebounds, and 6.9 assists per game.