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NBA STAR NIKOLA JOKIC TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS, DAYS AFTER EMBRACING COUNTRYMAN NOVAK DJOKOVIC AT A BASKETBALL GAME

JOKIC POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

Denver Nuggets basketball star Nikola Jokic has tested positive for coronavirus in his native Serbia, just days after being pictured hugging his friend Novak Djokovic.

World No 1 tennis player Djokovic and his wife tested positive, after playing football and basketball on his Adria Tour.

Jokic’s positive test has delayed his return to America to join up with the Denver Nuggets ahead of the NBA restart, although ESPN say he is expected to be cleared to travel back to the US within a week. 

The NBA All-Star tested positive last week and is asymptomatic, but will need two negative tests within 24 hours in Serbia before he is able to travel.

Upon arrival in Denver, he will then need to undergo a cardiac screening and once again test negative for Covid-19.