Houston Rockets star Westbrook, the 2017 Most Valuable Player and one of the biggest names in the NBA, said in a statement he was feeling well and was in isolation.
“I tested positive for COVID-19 prior to my team’s departure to Orlando,” Westbrook said on Twitter.
“I’m currently feeling well, quarantined and looking forward to rejoining my teammates when I am cleared. Thank you all for the well wishes and continued support,” the 31-year-old added.
“Please take this virus seriously. Be safe. Mask up!”