CLOSE What I’m Hearing: In a surreal decision the NBA suspended the season after it was discovered Utah Jazz’s Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19, otherwise known as coronavirus. Mark Medina details the nightmare day for the league. USA TODAYThe WNBA may not have to delay its season. Yet, the league is dealing with a potentially more complicated challenge.President Donald Trump banned foreign nationals from traveling from most European countries to the United States, which became effective Friday at midnight ET. That has left the WNBA wrestling with how to ensure its players who compete overseas during the offseason can return.“So many unknowns right now,” Terri Jackson, executive director of the Women’s National Basketball Players Association, told USA TODAY Sports. “Understanding that travel ban and understanding what came out of the White House is tough to grapple with.”Like the NBA, which commissioner Adam Silver shut down after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19, the WNBA and WNBPA sent memos to teams to help them prepare for the coronavirus crisis.It is not clear the number of WNBA players that spent the offseason playing for professional teams overseas, all of which shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic.The Euroleague and EuroCup suspended play


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