Alex Len became yet another Sacramento Kings player to have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Buddy Hield was also found to be infected. The 27-year-old Ukrainian center released a statement in which he expressed the desire to rejoin the Kings for their playoff push.
“I underwent testing yesterday in Sacramento and was found to be positive for COVID-19. I want to thank the Sacramento Kings for their great care and the NBA for putting the protocols in place to allow me to catch this yearly. I have immediately entered isolation and look forward to being cleared and rejoining my teammates for our playoff push.”Alex Len
Len joined Sacramento on February 6 via a trade from the Atlanta Hawks. He appeared in six games for the Kings before the season was suspended. The former fifth overall draft pick averaged 6.6 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game.