Durant revealed the news to reporter Shams Charania of The Athletic.
“Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine,” Durant said Monday. “We’re going to get through this.”
Kevin Durant tested positive for coronavirus, Durant tells @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Durant says he is feeling fine: "Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We're going to get through this."
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 17, 2020
The two-time NBA Finals MVP had experienced no symptoms before testing positive, reports Charania.
Durant and his Brooklyn Nets teammates were tested last week after returning from the Bay Area, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Brooklyn Nets’ Thursday night game against the Golden State Warriors was eventually canceled after the NBA suspended its season indefinitely amid the coronavirus outbreak.