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Oklahoma State in NBA: Celtics’ Marcus Smart tests positive for COVID-19

The former Oklahoma State player says he “feels fine” and has no symptoms.

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Marcus Smart, a former Oklahoma State guard and current Boston Celtics player, announced Thursday that he has tested positive for Coronavirus.

Smart also tweeted he is feeling fine and hasn’t shown symptoms. He’s been quarantining for close to a week after it was announced on March 11 that Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert had contracted the virus. The NBA season has been suspended since that night.

Smart and the Celtics faced the Jazz on March 6, just five days before Gobert tested positive. The virus has been spreading around the league, as it was reported today that three staff members with the Denver Nuggets and Philadelphia 76ers and two players from the Los Angeles Lakers have tested positive. Several teams are self quarantining after playing the Jazz just days before Gobert’s positive COVID-19 test, and members of some of those teams have contracted the virus.

Here’s to hoping Smart’s immune system plays first-team all-defense against Coronavirus.