Thursday’s Mashup: Shocked athletes react on Twitter to NBA suspending season

Lucy Burdge
March 12, 2020 - 7:24 am

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-- The NBA suspended its season on Wednesday night after Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the coronavirus and shocked players reacted to the news on Twitter. 

-- When the news of the NBA suspending the season came down, cameras caught the reaction of Mavericks owner Mark Cuban finding out. 

Cuban then said he will work to put a plan in place to assist NBA workers who will be impacted by the shutdown of the season. 

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “The NBA is suspending game play following the conclusion of tonight’s schedule of games until further notice.  The NBA will use this hiatus to determine next steps for moving forward in regard to the coronavirus pandemic.” -- The NBA, in the statement about suspending the NBA season