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Donovan Mitchell Gives Honest Answer To Question About Rudy Gobert

Donovan Mitchell adjusting his sleeve during a game.

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - JANUARY 05: Donovan Mitchell #45 of the Utah Jazz reacts late in the game while playing the Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena on January 05, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. Utah won the game 110-105. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Utah Jazz stars Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell are two of three NBA players to have tested positive for the coronavirus. Detroit Pistons forward Christian Wood is the other.

Gobert became the first NBA player to test positive for the virus last week. He's since been criticized for his careless behavior around reporters and inside the locker room.

Mitchell appeared on Good Morning America on Monday morning to discuss his health status. He was also asked about Gobert.

The All-Star guard said that he is feeling pretty good. He thinks he could even play in an NBA game if he had to.

"I'm fine, things are going well, I'm just in isolation," Mitchell said Monday morning. "No fever, no symptoms as of right now and I'm thankful to be okay. Biggest thing for me is keeping to myself. I have no symptoms, which is a unique situation. I keep making the joke, if you told me to play a seven-game series tomorrow, I'd be willing to lace up."

Mitchell was then asked about his feelings toward Gobert. He admitted there was some anger at first. "It took awhile for me to cool off," Mitchell said. "I read what he said. I'm just really happy it's two of us and not the whole party, the whole team. Neither him or I have children at home. I'm glad we were able to contain it as much as possible." Gobert publicly apologized for his actions in a post on Instagram. "I was careless and make no excuse. I hope my story serves as a warning and causes everyone to take this seriously. I will do whatever I can to support using my experience as way to educate others and prevent the spread of this virus," he wrote.

Mitchell and Gobert have been teammates since the 2017-18 season.