Ex-NBA player Mirotic tests positive for virus

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ESPN News Services

Barcelona basketball player Nikola Mirotic says he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is out of the team’s Euroleague game at Valencia Basket.

Mirotic says he is “well and following doctors’ instructions.”

Barcelona head coach Sarunas Jasikevicius and assistant coach Darius Maskoliunas tested positive for the coronavirus earlier this month.

Mirotic played five seasons in the NBA for the Chicago Bulls, New Orleans Pelicans and Milwaukee Bucks before heading to Spain for the 2019-20 season.

The Euroleague canceled last season because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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