Coronavirus: Celtics' Marcus Smart, two Lakers players test positive

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Thursday wasn't a good day for NBA franchises and the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Shortly after the Philadelphia 76ers announced three members of their organization tested position for the coronavirus, the Boston Celtics said one of their players tested positive.

Roughly 10 minutes later, guard Marcus Smart revealed on Twitter that he was the Celtics player that contracted the coronavirus.

Around the same time Smart posted his video, the Los Angeles Lakers announced that two of their players had tested positive.

Smart and the two Lakers players are showing no symptoms of COVID-19, are currently being quarantined and will be monitored by each team's medical staff.

The Lakers' diagnosis comes a few days after four Brooklyn Nets, including Kevin Durant, tested positive for the coronavirus. The Lakers and Nets played on Tuesday, March 10, a day before the NBA suspended the 2019-20 season.

Just before 12 p.m. PT on Thursday, the Denver Nuggets announced that a member of their organization also tested positive.

The Nuggets, 76ers, Lakers and Celtics join the Nets, Utah Jazz (Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell) and Detroit Pistons (Christian Wood) as organizations that have had someone test positive for the coronavirus.

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No members of the Warriors or Kings have been tested for the coronavirus.

"We've been told that the testing is in short supply and we're treating ourselves like people," Warriors general manager Bob Myers said Tuesday. "Which is what we are. We're not better than anybody, we're not worse, we're just a basketball team."

According to a statement issued by the Kings on March 13, no players are showing any symptoms of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Celtics' Marcus Smart, two Lakers players test positive originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area