Annoyed, anxious, agitated.
NBA living legend LeBron James dismissed rumors that the basketball league will cancel the current season as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, according to a CNN report.
LeBron said in a tweet that the reports were “absolutely not true” and “nobody should be canceling anything.”
The three-time NBA champion is responding to speculations that some executives and agents believe the 2019-20 NBA season should be canceled.
The NBA ceased its games since March 11th, after it was revealed that Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert has tested positive for the coronavirus.
However, NBA commissioner Adam Silver has maintained that it’s too early to speculate about when the league might resume, said CNN.
In early April, Silver said the league is considering a return until at least May 1st.
Come the late April, the NBA said that players will not be allowed to work out in their team facilities before May 8th, and even then, strict social distancing and safety measures would have to be in place.
The Lakers had a 49-14 record, the best in the NBA’s crowded Western conference, before the season faced an abrupt halt.
LeBron and Anthony Davis, was acquired by Lakers in the offseason.
The Lakers won 13 of their last 16 games dating back to February 1st as the partnership between was really hitting its stride.