GoCeltics123 wrote:According to an NBA source, Robert Williams, Grant Williams, Carsen Edwards, and Thompson recently rode in a car together, with Edwards the lone player wearing a mask. Edwards was cleared to play Friday against Washington because he was not considered a close contact. Grant Williams and Thompson, however, were considered risks.
It’s uncertain how Tatum contracted the virus, but according to the league’s research by medical experts, it’s nearly impossible to pass the virus during an NBA game because according to the Center for Disease Control’s website, transmission risk is with an “individual who has had close contact [within 6 feet for a total of 15 minutes or more].”
According to NBA research, players are not in close contact with each other for remotely close to 15 minutes during a game.
Celtics players and other members of the organization were tested twice on Friday. According to the league source, Tatum tested negative in the first test but positive in his second. The team then canceled Saturday’s practice and informed members of the organization that the Auerbach Center would be shut down, preventing players from using the facility for treatment or workouts.
The bolded part is trash (despite it being on the CDC's website). If it were true, what would be the point of wearing a mask to the grocery store, the bank, short transit trips, etc.?
Also, Edwards being the only one wearing a mask during that car ride is scary. What were the others thinking?