James Dolan has actually ended up being the current sports figure understood to have actually checked positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Knicks, whom Dolan owns together with the NHL’s New york city Rangers, revealed Saturday night that he remains in self-isolation after getting the testresults When he checked positive, it did not say.
The Madison Square Garden Business Executive Chairman and Ceo Jim Dolan has actually checked positive forcoronavirus He has actually remained in self-isolation and is experiencing little to no signs. He continues to supervise business operations.
— NY_KnicksPR (@NY_KnicksPR) March 29,2020
More than a lots NBA players, personnel and broadcasters are understood to have actually contracted the illness. 4 members of the Nets, who play in Brooklyn, checked positive early in the break out. Kevin Durant was among the 4.
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New York City has actually been among the locations most impacted by the coronavirus in the U.S. The city has actually tape-recorded 672 deaths connected to COVID-19 considering that the illness’s break out previously this year, according to stats from Johns Hopkins University & & Medication.
Dolan apparently was resistant to the NBA staging games in empty arenas as a reaction to the coronavirus break out in early March. Sources informed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that the Knicks was among 3 NBA teams (the Firecrackers and Pacers) that desired “a formal governmental mandate” to close games to thepublic The league suspended the season on March 11 after Jazz gamer Rudy Gobert checked positive.
Dolan’s Rangers share Madison Square Garden with the Knicks.