PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Former Philadelphia 76ers star and “Inside the NBA” analyst Charles Barkley shared some good news on Monday morning, announcing that he had received his coronavirus test results and they were negative. Barkley, in a statement released by the Turner Sports twitter account, says that he would like to thank everyone for their concern and support.
He is also urging everyone to be safe and take the “necessary actions to help ensure your well-being.”READ MORE: Man Shot Outside Of Marriott Hotel In Center City
Turner Sports statement on behalf of Charles Barkley: pic.twitter.com/zAaVr7Nt1R
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It’s a bit of welcome positive news for Barkley after he told his “Inside the NBA” colleagues in a phone interview that he had been feeling under the weather following a trip to New York City.MORE NEWS: Stolen Trailer With Barrels Of Oil Leads To Hazmat Situation In Strawberry Mansion
Barkley then went into self-quarantine out of an abundance of caution and was tested for the virus.