This joke didn’t age well.
Rudy Gobert, who reportedly tested positive for coronavirus Wednesday, touched reporters’ recorders jokingly during media availability two days ago.
The ill-timed crack came on the heel of a decision by the NBA and other sports leagues to limit access to players and essential staff.
Gobert’s illness was the reason why the Thunder-Jazz game was postponed Wednesday night. That decision was soon followed by the NBA’s decision to suspend their season.
Salt Lake Tribune reporter Eric Walden tweeted about Gobert’s action: