The NBA 2K tournament has NBA players competing virtually for charity

The hosts of ESPN’s “The Jump,” Rachel Nichols and Cleveland Cavalier All-Star Andre Drummond, discuss NBA 2K.
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laboratories sending us covid- 19 results, 94,525 tests have been performed of which 41,550 are positive with a positivity rate of 44%. That means that more than half of the results have been negative but we remind those that test negative and have symptoms, they should continue staying home and be mindful of respiratory etiquette and social distancing. The department of health encourages you to stay in touch with each other, came your neighbors, friends and relatives. As the government said, be in social solidarity. Thank you. Judy, top five counts on total positives remained the same, Bergen, Essex, Hudson, union and passaic. That hasn't changed in probably ten days at this point at secondly -- You are listening to new Jersey governor Phil Murphy. Total number of cases over 47,000. Number of deaths over 1500 but the governor says social distancing is working. The rate of increase in infections is going down but they are taking further aggressive action to increase social distance in the state. They are ending nonessential construction projects Friday at 8:00 P.M. All customers and workers at stores must wear face coverings in the stores and the primary will be moved from July 2 to July 7th. We will monitor the latest statements out of New Jersey on ABC 7 ny and a complete wrap up of the news on eyewitness news first at 4:00. "Star wars," you know who's going to be the Victor at the end of "Star wars." Watching these nba2k games, they're finally getting back to competition where they don't know what's going to happen, where guys like Andre can come out victorious. That's so much fun. And speaking of that, there are talks, Rachel, of the NBA and ESPN televising a H.O.R.S.E. Competition involving several of the players in isolation using their at-home gyms. What would that mean for the league? It would be great for the NBA. The NBA was really stopped at such a critical time, right before the NBA playoffs. This is a way to stay connected to fans and have those personalities that are such a big part of the sport stay connected to fans. When the league starts back up, they'll hit the ground running. Going into the most critical time. Just keeps those strings alive for people to see what Andre is doing at home and stuff like that. Andre, how is your H.O.R.S.E. Game? You know, for me I haven't played H.O.R.S.E. In quite some time. I'd love to do it. And a lot of uncertainty obviously about when the NBA will come back, I know the players are itching just like fans to get back on the court, are you prepared, are your fellow players prepared to go straight into playoffs? If there's that moment any time soon. For me, we're trying to stay ready as much as we can. Not much we can do. We can't go into gyms. Lot of guys have at-home gyms to keep ourselves in shape. If we do come back, you know, it will be interesting to start up again but we're all athletes and it's our job. We'll come together and figure it out. We certainly hope you do. Andre, Rachel, thank you both for joining us today. The nba2k tournament continues tomorrow night at 7:00 P.M. Eastern on ESPN. When we come back -- the

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