Donovan Mitchell tested positive for coronavirus. So, Jazz players grumbled about Rudy Gobert – who also tested positive for coronavirus – being careless in the locker room by touching people and their belongings. We’d already seen Gobert’s recklessness with the media.
In a message of gratitude, Mitchell left room for interpretation.
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Thanks to everyone who has been reaching out since hearing the news about my positive test. We are all learning more about the seriousness of this situation and hopefully people can continue to educate themselves and realize that they need to behave responsibly both for their own health and for the well being of those around them. I appreciate the authorities in Oklahoma who were helpful with the testing process and everyone from the @utahjazz who have been so supportive. I am going to keep following the advice of our medical staff and hope that we can all come together and be there for each other and our neighbors who need our help❤️🕷
Mitchell’s caption contains no direct mention of Gobert, a teammate also suffering from illness. But it’s impossible to overlook Mitchell saying people “need to behave responsibly both for their own health and for the well being of those around them.”
Fair or not, that seems directed at Gobert.
Either way, it’s a good message for all of us.