Mark Medina, USA TODAY Published 10:37 p.m. ET March 17, 2020 CLOSE SportsPulse: Sports plays a vital role in our day-to-day lives as a means to escape. Mental health expert Eric Kussin says it’s OK to feel depressed over the loss of sports in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak and provides steps you can take to address these emotions. USA TODAYThe Los Angeles Lakers plan to administer coronavirus testing on their players on Wednesday after the Brooklyn Nets announced Tuesday that four players tested positive. The Nets played the Lakers in Los Angeles last week, a day before the NBA suspended the season after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19.“We have been in immediate contact with our players and basketball operations staff members since being made aware of this development,” the Lakers said in a statement. “We are following the next steps of our COVID-19 procedures and protocol that are established in consultation with various health officials, the NBA and our UCLA Health doctors. The health and well-being of our players, staff, fans, and society in general, is of paramount importance to us, and will continue to be our focus.”The players plan to be placed in 14-day


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