Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic has revealed he has contracted coronavirus – just days after embracing countryman Novak Djokovic at a basketball match.
Jokic, 25, was spotted embracing Djokovic – who recently revealed he’d returned a positive test after organising a tennis tournament.
And Jokic who is in the discussion for this season’s Most Valuable Player award, has now revealed he is suffering from the virus.
Jokic and Djokovic bumped into each other and shared a hug in their nation’s capital, Belgrade, on June 11 at a basketball match.
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There is no indication either gave coronavirus to the other.
But Jokic’s positive test no means his return to the USA will be delayed ahead of the 2019-20 season’s restart at Disney World, Florida.
Reports claim the 7ft Jokic will be cleared to head to the States next week.
Jokic is said to be asymptomatic, but will now need to return two negative…
Source: Complete Sports