The Lakers released a statement saying the two players who tested positive are currently asymptomatic and in quarantine and under the care of the team's physician.
The two players who tested positive have not been identified.
On Wednesday, the Lakers underwent testing for coronavirus following the Brooklyn Nets' announcement Tuesday that four players had tested positive for the virus, sources confirmed to ESPN. The testing was administered to Lakers players only, not the coaching staff or support staff, sources told ESPN.
The Los Angeles Lakers are the latest NBA team affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
We learned today that two Lakers players have tested positive for COVID-19. Both players are currently asymptomatic, in quarantine and under the care of the team’s physician.https://t.co/RmqjnRzGLk— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) March 19, 2020