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Donovan Mitchell now says he and Rudy Gobert are ‘good’

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Time apparently is healing Donovan Mitchell’s wounds.

Mitchell’s Utah Jazz teammate Rudy Gobert became the first NBA player to test positive for the coronavirus, which led to the league’s shutdown in March. Mitchell tested positive a day later and was upset with his teammate for infecting him.

There was some talk early on that the relationship between the two could not be salvaged, though that proved to be untrue.

“Right now we’re good. We’re going out there ready to hoop,” Mitchell said Thursday. “And I think the biggest thing that kind of sucked was that it took away from the guys on the team, took away from what the guys on the team were trying to do and I really wish that as going forward.”

Mitchell seems to be over what happened and focusing on working together as teammates with Gobert.

Gobert mocked the coronavirus prior to learning he had the virus, which led to some annoyance with him. He apologized for his behavior.

The issues seem to be in the past for both players, and now Utah is focusing on performing well in the NBA’s Orlando restart. The Jazz are 41-23 and seeded fourth in the West.

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