Marcus Smart tests positive for coronavirus

Marcus Smart
Photo: Boston Globe

The coronavirus pandemic continues to spread through the NBA, as Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics has now tested positive for the virus.

Smart is not exhibiting symptoms and said he feels fine in a video that he released on Twitter.

In a follow-up tweet, Smart advised that the “younger generation in our country MUST self distance” and that “we must beat it together by being apart for a short while.”

Here is the full statement from the Celtics (before Smart announced that he was the player who tested positive):

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