Eric Bledsoe has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) however has said he is asymptomatic.
The Milwaukee Bucks guard has not been with the team since they answered to Orlando a week ago, as was first detailed by Yahoo Sports correspondent Chris Haynes who is covering the NBA from Orlando.
The Bucks started a second training camp in July yet chose for shut down practice on July 5 after somebody from the association tested positive for the coronavirus. They declined to name the individual at that point.
After the story broke that he was not with the team, Bledsoe posted on his Instagram page: “Mask up and stay safe.”
Bledsoe is among other NBA players to declare positive COVID-19 tests since teams began answering to the bubble a week ago, including Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook, Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes and Indiana’s Malcolm Brogdon.
Bledsoe is a significant contributor for the Bucks, who figured he ought to have been named to the all-star team and for the exhibition game in February. He is averaging 15.4 points 4.6 bounce back and 5.4 assists per game this season.