Donald Sloan was just a few hours away from Wuhan when the coronavirus pandemic first began making headlines.
- Adelaide 36ers recruit Donald Sloan said Australia’s response to COVID-19 was partly why he wanted to sign on
- The 32-year-old from Louisiana was in China when the virus began spreading
- Other Americans in the team said they were worried about their families in the US
Twelve months later, and just one day out from his first taste of the National Basketball League (NBL), the Adelaide 36ers recruit has opened up about some of the challenges he faced in 2020.
The 32-year-old from Louisiana in the US vividly recalls being in China when COVID-19 started spreading, admitting his proximity to the epicentre was a strange experience.