Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert will reportedly face no disciplinary action over antics at a recent press conference, where he mocked coronavirus fears by touching reporters’ microphones, immediately before testing positive himself.
Gobert, who has incurred the wrath of NBA fans and media professionals for making light of the virus and potentially exposing many others to the disease with his stunt, will likely be spared any punishment, Yahoo Sports’s Chris Haynes reported, citing league sources.
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Facing a massive backlash for his ‘couldn’t-care-less’ attitude toward the disease that has killed 41 people in the US alone, Gobert has since waxed apologetic.
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