Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic tested positive for COVID-19 in Serbia


DENVER, COLORADO – FEBRUARY 12: Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets puts up a shot against Anthony Davis #3 of the Los Angeles Lakers in the first quarter at Pepsi Center on February 12, 2020 in Denver, Colorado. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

DENVER (KDVR) — According to, sources say Denver Nuggets Nikola Jokic tested positive for the coronavirus last week and has been asymptomatic since then.

He is currently in Serbia and his return to the US is now delayed. Sources report he is expected to be cleared to travel to Denver within a week.

On Tuesday, the NBA allowed up to 10 coaches and four players in facilities as players prepare for a return to play. The NBA is scheduled to resume on July 31 in Orlando, Fla.

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