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Two Jazz players were feeling I'll before the game, Rudy Gobert (who wasnt taking COVID seriously when he decided touch all of the mics at a press conference) and Emmanuel Mudiay.  There is no indication if they are the Jazz players who tested positive but someone on the team did and the NBA has suspended the season. 

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Donovan Mitchell has it too.

Too bad.  Wizards were just about to make a run for the 8th seed!

I'm guessing season will resume in a couple weeks.

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