Report: Nets' Beasley tests positive 5 days after signing, return unclear
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Power forward Michael Beasley tested positive for the coronavirus and returned to his home, sources told The Athletic's Shams Charania.

It's unclear if Beasley will return to the Brooklyn Nets this season, Charania adds. The team's first game of the seeding phase is set for July 31 versus the Orlando Magic.

Beasley wasn't yet inside the NBA's bubble environment at Disney World, reports The Athletic's Tony Jones, who adds that the veteran's first test came back negative.

The 31-year-old only officially signed with the Nets as a substitute player on July 9. His late addition was meant to address the team's growing list of absences due to injury, health concerns, or personal preference to not play under the season's extraordinary circumstances.

Kyrie Irving, DeAndre Jordan, Spencer Dinwiddie, Taurean Prince, Wilson Chandler, and Nicolas Claxton are already ruled out for the remainder of the season.

Additionally, Kevin Durant, who was expected to miss the entire 2019-20 campaign after rupturing his right Achilles tendon in last year's playoffs, previously ruled out the possibility of making his season debut within the league's bubble environment.

Beasley last appeared in the NBA with the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2018-19 season. Playing just under 11 minutes per game, the former second overall pick averaged seven points, 2.3 rebounds, and one assist over 26 appearances.

Report: Nets' Beasley tests positive 5 days after signing, return unclear
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