Brad Stevens on NBA suspension: “I think in a unique way that was a starting point for the whole country”

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Boston Celtics’ Brad Stevens talked to ESPN about the NBA’s decision to suspend the season due to the coronavirus outbreak.

“I think in a unique way that was a starting point for the whole country in recognizing that. I know a lot of people that have experienced symptoms or that ultimately — throughout this NBA family — that have gotten this,” Stevens said per Tim Bontemps.

“So I think it hit home well before that”, Stevens noted. “But I do think that Wednesday night [when Gobert tested positive] will be something that we all remember and obviously the days following that as we entered this kind of new world.”

All Celtics players have received COVID-19 tests since Marcus Smart has tested positive a few days back.