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Coronavirus: NBA Baller Rudy Gobert Issues An Apology For Endangering Others

NBA baller Rudy Gobert has been going through it after testing positive for the Coronavirus.

The Utah Jazz center took to Instagram on Thursday and issued an apology to everyone he may have endangered before receiving his diagnosis.

Related: NBA Suspends Season After Rudy Gobert Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Rudy came under fire when a video of him jokingly rubbing down the equipment in the press room two days before his diagnosis began circulating on social media.

Swipe the embed below to see the clip:

In his apology, Rudy said he was “careless” and he makes “no excuse” for his actions.

I want to thank everyone for the outpouring of concern and support over the last 24 hours. I have gone through so many emotions since learning of my diagnosis…mostly fear, anxiety, and embarrassment.

The first and most important thing is I would like to publicly apologize to the people that I may have endangered. At the time, I had no idea I was even infected. I was careless and make no excuse. I hope my story serves as a warning and causes everyone to take this seriously. I will do whatever I can to support using my experience as way to educate others and prevent the spread of this virus .

I am under great care and will fully recover. Thank you again for all your support. I encourage everyone to take all of the steps to stay safe and healthy. Love.

See Rudy Gobert’s original post below:

https://www.instagram.com/p/B9pXSG8l_J6/

This is truly a teachable moment for Rudy and others.

I wish him a speedy and full recovery.

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