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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) — A third NBA player has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Detroit Pistons’ forward Christian Wood tested positive for COVID-19.

Utah Jazz’ Rudy Gobert was the first known NBA player to test positive for the virus. The news was announced on March 11 right before tip off of the Jazz-Oklahoma City Thunder game.

Gobert’s teammate, Donovan Mitchell tested positive the following day.

The Pistons hosted the Jazz on March 7.

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