Rudy Gobert Accused Of Giving Kid Coronavirus Via Celtics Game Autograph

Rudy Gobert touching microphones after a press conference

Rudy Gobert touching microphones after a press conference / via Twitter

Rudy Gobert is (allegedly) the gift that keeps on giving as the Utah Jazz big man is now accused of transmitting coronavirus to a Rhode Island kid via a meeting where the kid got an autograph from Gobert. The Jazz played in Boston on March 6 and now the kid is dealing with corona. You probably haven’t forgotten that Gobert is accused of giving Donovan Mitchell the corona and has been accused of being careless around teammates.

Chris Mannix of SI adds this:

“Mitchell is ‘extremely frustrated’ with Gobert, league sources told In an Instagram post, Mitchell said of coronavirus ‘hopefully people can continue to educate themselves and realize that they need to behave responsibly both for their own health and for the well being of those around them.'”

Keep in mind that Gobert and the Jazz left Boston and went to Detroit for a game on Saturday. Gobert played 35 minutes in that game before the Jazz went to Oklahoma City and he tested positive for corona setting off where we find ourselves at this point. I’m not saying anyone in Detroit has the corona from Rudy, but I’d be real concerned if you start having a dry cough.

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I want to thank everyone for the outpouring of concern and support over the last 24 hours. I have gone through so many emotions since learning of my diagnosis…mostly fear, anxiety, and embarrassment. The first and most important thing is I would like to publicly apologize to the people that I may have endangered. At the time, I had no idea I was even infected. I was careless and make no excuse. I hope my story serves as a warning and causes everyone to take this seriously. I will do whatever I can to support using my experience as way to educate others and prevent the spread of this virus . I am under great care and will fully recover. Thank you again for all your support. I encourage everyone to take all of the steps to stay safe and healthy. Love.

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