Christian Wood Reportedly "Fully Recovered" From Coronavirus

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A Detroit Pistons employee is battling the coronavirus and in the thoughts of many in the basketball community

Wood matched up against Jazz veteran Rudy Gobert - who was the first player in the league to test positive, which prompted it to quickly shut down - multiple times in that contest, and even posted a picture of him throwing a dunk down over Gobert to his Instagram after the game.

Detroit Pistons forward Christian Wood is healthy after a bout with the coronavirus, his agent said Wednesday.

On Wednesday, the National Basketball Association star's agent, Adam Pensack, told ABC affiliate WXYZ that Wood was "feeling great" and has "fully recovered" since his diagnosis on March 14. He scored a season-high 32 points against the 76ers on March 11, which was right before the National Basketball Association suspended its season due to the coronavirus.

Wood reportedly still has to pass a few medical tests, but is expected to be fully cleared on Thursday.

After the two Jazz players tested positive for the virus, the National Basketball Association suspended the rest of the season to help contain the spread.


Wood, 24, played against Utah Jazz players Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell - the first two National Basketball Association players to test positive for the coronavirus - on March 7. Those within the Pistons traveling party are also practicing social distancing to stay safe.

He joined Detroit before the season and is averaging 22.8 points in 13 games since the trade deadline.

The UNLV product had a career-best 32 points against the 76ers on March 11. Two of those cases have come from teams that were directed to immediately self-quarantine following Gobert's positive test.

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