Thunder vs. Jazz Game Postponed Right Before Tip Off (UPDATE)

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What a mess.

Utah and Oklahoma City were just about to play in OKC, but the game was brought to pause when a medical staffer came onto the floor to talk to referees, according to ESPN. Players and staff were then sent to their locker rooms and the game was ultimately scrapped with this announcement over the PA system:

The fans were already in there and waiting for the game to start.

A rumor/conspiracy/whatever currently making the rounds on Twitter is that this had something to do with Rudy Gobert, who was listed as “out” for the game with illness, causing people to think it’s the CORONAVIRUS.

Here’s the trail of tweets if you wanna see for yourself:

I’ll update if an official statement comes out, but for now I think we know where this is headed. We’re probably playing these games in front of empty arenas or not playing at all beginning tomorrow.

Update:

Update 2:

What the fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck

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