Jokic delayed in Serbia following positive COVID-19 test By Reuters

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Denver Nuggets All-Star center Nikola Jokic tested positive for the coronavirus in Serbia, delaying his go back to the United States, ESPN reported on Tuesday.

Jokic was scheduled to come back to Denver this week.

According to ESPN, Jokic has been asymptomatic since testing positive the other day. Per the report, he could be expected to be cleared to go to Denver in just a week.

Players who left their property team market were scheduled to return with their pro team market on June 15 for testing. Jokic was granted an exception by the NBA to stay in Sombor.

All other players are due to report Tuesday, per the terms of the NBA and NBPA agreement, as the league begins higher level preparation for the resumption of the 2019-2020 season.

Jokic, 25, was in Belgrade for an exhibition game on June 15.

The Nuggets are 43-22, third in the Western Conference, since the NBA season resumes.

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