NBA G League suspends 2019-20 season

The NBA G League suspended play after Wednesday night's games. Courtesy Grand Rapids Drive

​UPDATE (4:40 p.m. March 16, 2020): The Grand Rapids Drive issued a statement: “The Grand Rapids Drive and the NBA G League will continue to coordinate with infectious disease and public health experts along with government officials to determine safe protocols for resuming our games. As the NBA G League develops the appropriate course for future games and events, we will keep you informed of any changes as soon as they happen. Tickets already purchased for a postponed game will be honored when the game is rescheduled. If games are not played or played in an empty arena, we will work with the ticketholder on a credit for a future game or a refund. If you have any questions on ticketing, please email”

The Grand Rapids Drive’s season was put on hold.

The NBA G League suspended its 2019-20 season following the NBA’s decision last night to suspend play in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

On Wednesday night, an NBA player from the Utah Jazz tested positive for COVID-19. Subsequently, other NBA players have tested positive.

According to Rob Johnson, chief operating officer for the Drive, the team has two two-way players, Donta Hall and Jordan Bone, currently with the Detroit Pistons. They have been with the Pistons the last few games; the Pistons played the Jazz on Saturday.

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