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Tony Parker Reveals His Family Contracted COVID-19 But Have Since Tested Negative: Report

Spurs legend Tony Parker and his family reportedly contracted COVID-19 over the last few weeks. However, they have gone on to test negative since.

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With four NBA championships with San Antonio Spurs, Tony Parker firmly established himself as one of the franchise's greats. He spent the majority of his NBA career with San Antonio Spurs after getting picked 28th overall in the 2001 NBA Draft. Tony Parker left the Spurs in 2018 and returned to the league for a short spell with Michael Jordan-owned Charlotte Hornets over the 2018-19 NBA season. Recent reports have emerged that Tony Parker and his family had all tested positive for COVID-19 in the recent coronavirus outbreak in America.

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Tony Parker's family had COVID-19 but have since tested negative: Reports

In a recent interview with ESPN, Tony Parker revealed how he and his family dealt with the coronavirus threat over the last couple of weeks. Tony Parker was quoted as saying “I’ve been in San Antonio this whole time.” Parker said, “I got really close to my family, really close because my father-in-law caught it in Paris. My sister-in-law caught it, too. We were worried the first two or three weeks to make sure they would be OK. Now, they are OK. They did some testing and now they’re negative. It puts a lot of stress on my family. You never know with a new virus like this. Everybody reacts differently. That is why I am very thankful that nothing happened to my sister-in-law and father-in-law.”

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  • Kevin Durant and three unnamed Brooklyn Nets players 

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