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‘Be positive’: How Boston athletes are reacting to coronavirus and suspended seasons

With all of Boston’s sports teams shut down amid coronavirus concerns, the city’s athletes have taken to social media to share everything from pleas for prevention to ways they’re conquering boredom.

Tacko Fall and Semi Ojeleye urged fans to practice social distancing in a series of videos posted to the team’s Twitter account, hours after Gov. Charlie Baker announced the banning of gatherings of more than 25 people in addition to school and restaurant closings.

The NBA was the first professional league to announce its suspension amid coronavirus concerns.

“It’s very important not to panic,” Fall said.