Three members of 76ers organization test positive for coronavirus

Drew Shiller
NBC Sports BayArea

Three members of the Philadelphia 76ers organization have tested positive for the coronavirus, the team announced Thursday afternoon.

The Warriors played the 76ers at Chase Center on Saturday, March 7 -- just four days before the NBA suspended the season following the news of Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert's positive test.

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Steph Curry and Draymond Green did not suit up for that matchup.

Philadelphia hosted the Detroit Pistons last Wednesday, and Pistons big man Christian Wood tested positive last Saturday.

There's no way to determine who had the virus first before passing it on to others. Everyone is just connecting some dots.

On Tuesday afternoon, Warriors general manager Bob Myers told reporters on a conference call that team staff and players had not been tested yet.

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

"I've been told by our doctors and our medical community we shouldn't be testing asymptomatic people at this point in California."

[RELATED: Report: All NBA teams must close facilities to halt virus]

Earlier on Thursday, the Denver Nuggets announced that one member of the franchise tested positive. Golden State played at Denver on March 3.

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