The sports world was hit hard by coronavirus. The stadiums were shut, tumbleweeds blew through our arenas, and we had no live games on our TV's.
NBA stars have even taken to social media to encourage kids stuck at home to practice new skills.
But after being part of the NBA bubble for the past few weeks, Russell Westbrook is heading home - with one last kind gesture before he goes.
Sports were canceled.
NBA and WNBA stars took to social media during this frustrating time.
🏀 @jarenjacksonjr of the @memgrizz tips off #JrNBAatHome, an interactive series that includes daily posts on Jr. NB… https://t.co/DP1jSqRH0K— Jr. NBA (@Jr. NBA)1584724930.0
Schools and gyms are closed.
Get warm and loose‼️ Stay healthy and active with the Quick Feet Drill led by @Devonte4Graham from the @hornets 🐝… https://t.co/75GO6zUqVG— Jr. NBA (@Jr. NBA)1585231201.0
Devonte Graham of the Charlotte Hornets and the Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd has got involved.
Stay low! Eyes up! Can you do the Cross, Between, and Behind Drill⁉️ Try to keep up with @_BonnBonn from the… https://t.co/SAErvGoiH2— Jr. NBA (@Jr. NBA)1585325059.0
The players want to see you in action.
Love to see the @SacramentoKings taking part in #JrNBAatHome! https://t.co/tntYuq1hzG— Jr. NBA (@Jr. NBA)1585607404.0
All sports networks were struggling.
ESPN out here struggling to come up with content https://t.co/6AgKWiug4o— Kaitlin Murray (@Kaitlin Murray)1585544944.0
Things were getting pretty dire.
Do you think ESPN should release the Michael Jordan doc, “The Last Dance”? https://t.co/0v2qpmLdes— Swish Cultures (@Swish Cultures)1585258291.0
They even started reporting on things outside the realm of sports.
I know we’re all struggling without sports which means you’re struggling for content but wtf is this @espn… https://t.co/RiW9P0LqMk— David Lawrence (@David Lawrence)1585508460.0
The NBA initially suspended play.
NBA is planning a players-only NBA 2K tournament with aim of launching Friday; ESPN will broadcast, per… https://t.co/5lYYnREgiK— Bleacher Report (@Bleacher Report)1585616052.0
It was designed to be made up of the best gamers in the league.
via: TwitterThis is obviously due to the coronavirus outbreak that has halted basketball and all other forms of sport for the foreseeable future.
Then, the NBA players formed a bubble.
Which players should be included an epic virtual NBA horse tournament? 📝: @GarthMJohnson1 https://t.co/y0FEa9I2SO https://t.co/1QDoNnvBNN— The Step Back (@The Step Back)1584984898.0