The NBA suspended news has been a tough pill to digest but the Golden State Warriors are still grabbing headlines for the right reasons. Following the Coronavirus lockdown, the Warriors ownership along with the players are set to donate $1 million to a disaster relief fund. Admittedly, the relief fund was established by the Warriors Community centre and following the NBA suspended news, affected employees will be benefitted from the assistance of the Warriors players and owners. However, fans still want to know 'When will NBA resume?'
The NBA suspended confirmation broke the news after Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert was tested positive for Coronavirus. Just a day after Gobert was tested positive for Coronavirus, his teammate Donovan Mitchell also tested positive and the NBA suspended for a minimum of 30 days was the verdict.
The NBA suspended news was confirmed on March 11 on Twitter.
NBA To Suspend Season Following Tonight's Games pic.twitter.com/2PTx2fkLlW— NBA (@NBA) March 12, 2020
NBA commissioner Adam Silver has revealed that the NBA suspended verdict will remain for a minimum of 30 days.
NBA owners are encouraging of commissioner Adam Silver to re-evaluate the league's suspension in 30 days, sources tell ESPN. League is expected to make a formal announcement on an initial timetable soon.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 12, 2020
The employees working at the Chase Center were adversely impacted by the news of the Coronavirus lockdown. In order to aid more than the 1,000 part-time employees that work at the Chase Center, the owners and players of the Golden State Warriors are prepared to raise and donate $1 million for the affected group.
In an effort to assist those impacted by the NBA’s unforeseen suspension in play, the Warriors ownership, players, and coaches have pledged to donate $1 million to a disaster relief fund established by the Warriors Community Foundation. pic.twitter.com/610GkZumjy— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) March 14, 2020
Warriors star Steph Curry along with his wife, Ayesha have released a video announcing program through Eat, Play, Learn to help after coronavirus-cause Oakland school closures and pledged to help the kids.
Oakland is closing schools bc of COVID-19. We support this decision but are concerned a/b the 18,000+ kids that rely on school for 2+ meals daily. @eatlearnplay is donating to @ACCFB to ensure every child has access to the food they need. Join us & donate https://t.co/nDqF7OoO0Z pic.twitter.com/nFp0w1eFqH— Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) March 14, 2020