Orlando Magic confirms Steve Clifford will not coach Sunday after testing positive for COVID-19

Clifford has been fully vaccinated

Orlando Magic head coach Steve Clifford shouts instructions to his players during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
Orlando Magic head coach Steve Clifford shouts instructions to his players during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter) (Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

Orlando Magic coach Steve Clifford tested positive for coronavirus, although results still remain inconclusive, according to an ESPN report.

Clifford tested positive after Thursday’s game against New Orleans, was retested twice with two negatives on Friday but tested positive again on Saturday. He has been vaccinated and asymptomatic.

The Orlando Magic confirmed Clifford will not coach Sunday against Indiana with assistant coach Ty Corbin stepping in.