With two coronavirus cases diagnosed in Westchester, where the Knicks practice, the club was debriefed by its medical staff this week on precautionary measures.
“They spoke about what is going on, gave them information on what’s needed and what they need to be alerted to,’’ Knicks interim coach Mike Miller said before Wednesday’s 112-104 loss to the Jazz at the Garden. “They educated them.”
That came in addition to an NBA memo handed out to warn players against shaking hands with fans and borrowing their markers for autographs.
“It’s about staying away from big groups of people and shaking hands,’’ Utah’s Mike Conley said. “Back away if possible. Do nothing that can bring it to our team.’’