A month ago it was reported the relationship between Utah Jazz team-mates Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert was "unsalvageable", but the pair are moving on.
Jazz executive vice-president of basketball operations Dennis Lindsey said the two All-Stars have since made up and are ready to move forward.
"They're ready to put this behind them, move forward, act professionally," Lindsey said on a conference call on Tuesday.
"Look, the night of March  was really unprecedented, it brought a microscope to our team, and we get it. With that said, we're very pleased with the collective makeup of our group – Donovan and Rudy in particular – and we look forward to moving forward.
"They've said their piece to each other. They've both visited at the ownership level, at management level, at the coaches' level, the players' level with each other, they're fully participating in our Zoom workouts."
Gobert became the first NBA player to test positive for coronavirus on March 11, which promptly triggered the league to suspend its season. A day later Mitchell tested positive, and he said Gobert did not take the illness seriously and was careless with the way he conducted himself. The following week on ABC, Mitchell said it "took a while for me to kind of cool off" at Gobert.
| “I firmly think our gratitude toward each other will be deeper. Deeper because we missed that camaraderie, because we missed that competition."— utahjazz (@utahjazz) May 5, 2020
Their relationship is no longer shattered, according to Lindsey, and they are ready to work together when the season resumes to help Utah continue their playoff push. When the season went on pause, the Jazz were in fourth place in the Western Conference and 1.5 games behind the first-placed Denver Nuggets in the Northwest Division.
"They're ready to put this behind them, move forward, act professionally," Lindsey said.
"We're very pleased with the collective makeup of our group, Donovan and Rudy in particular. We look forward to moving forward."
"We fully expect the team to come together in a great way and continue to move forward as a group," he added. "And I think at the end of the day, Donovan and Rudy – I don't want to speak for them on every matter, they'll speak to themselves, moving forward – but I think at the most basic level, they know they need each other to accomplish the goals that we want to accomplish of being the last team standing in the NBA."
|Kings forward Richaun Holmes in quarantine after leaving Disney bubble for food|
|Coronavirus: Russell Westbrook tests positive for COVID-19|
|Lakers´ Rondo out for up to eight weeks with thumb fracture|
|Lakers´ Davis to wear own name on jersey|
|Kawhi Leonard ´healthy´ and now at Disney World, confirms Rivers|
|LeBron James won´t wear social justice message on jersey|
|Nets sign veteran forward Beasley|
|Coronavirus: Kawhi Leonard´s arrival at Disney World delayed – reports|
|Spurs´ Patty Mills donating entire salary from restart to BLM organisations|
|Coronavirus: Magic player tests positive, Fultz delayed entering NBA bubble|
|Embiid: I can carry Philadelphia 76ers|
|Coronavirus: Silver concerned about COVID-19 cases penetrating NBA bubble in Orlando|
|Coronavirus: Dinwiddie done for season after second positive test|
|Beal ruled out for Wizards ahead of NBA restart|
|Dwight Howard confirms he will play when NBA season resumes|
|Coronavirus: NBA releases scrimmage schedule before season restart|
|Coronavirus: Raptors ready to defend NBA title – Ibaka|
|Pacers´ Oladipo opts out of NBA restart|
|Celtics´ Hayward will leave Orlando in September for child´s birth|
|Coronavirus: Spurs´ DeRozan unhappy with NBA bubble rules|
|Coronavirus: Lakers´ chances of NBA success higher after break – Davis|
|Mitchell speaks about relationship with Jazz team-mate Gobert|
|Coronavirus: Nine more NBA players test positive|
|Coronavirus: No one has worked harder than Embiid – Brown hails 76ers star|
|Coronavirus: Giannis says 2020 NBA title will be ´toughest championship you could ever win´|
|Coronavirus: Nuggets expect to have All-Star Jokic for NBA restart|
|Coronavirus: Orlando bubble a ´mental test´ for Lakers – Pelinka|
|Coronavirus: Silver says COVID-19 spread may stop NBA|
|Coronavirus: Nets´ Jordan tests positive for COVID-19, won´t play in Orlando|
|Coronavirus: Nets PG Dinwiddie tests positive for COVID-19, may sit out restart|
|Coronavirus: Nets´ Chandler opts out of NBA season restart in Orlando|
|Coronavirus: NBA releases schedule for season restart in Orlando|
|Coronavirus: NBA, players finalise terms for restart|
|Coronavirus: NBA tests reveal 16 players have COVID-19|
|Vince Carter retires: An incredible 22-year NBA career in numbers|
|Vince Carter officially announces retirement after 22-year NBA career|
|Coronavirus: Kings´ Jabari Parker tests positive for COVID-19|
|Coronavirus: Pacers guard Brogdon tests positive for COVID-19|
|Lakers´ Avery Bradley to opt out of restart for family concerns|
|Coronavirus: Raptors fly out to Florida for planned NBA restart|
|Nice follow through, buddy! LeBron James impressed by Novak Djokovic´s basketball skills|
|Mavericks owner Cuban hopes NBA players are allowed to kneel during anthem|
|Pistons hire Thunder executive Weaver as GM|
|LaMelo Ball fails in bid to buy NBL side Illawarra Hawks|
|Coronavirus: Damian Lillard says NBA return ´a risk that I’m willing to take´|
|Coronavirus: Planned NBA restart ´may not be for everyone´, says Silver|
|On this day in sport: Pistons stun Lakers for NBA glory, Jack Nicklaus makes history|
|Dwight Howard hasn´t made decision on playing – agent|
|Lakers´ Dwight Howard would give up NBA Championship for ´unity of my people´|
|Michael Jordan and the Last Dance Bulls: Stats Perform AI finds modern comparisons|
|Coronavirus: NBA players divided concerning risk of restart|
|Bucks´ Hill couldn´t care less about NBA amid fight against racism|
|On this day in sport: Jordan´s first of six, Finals glory for Lakers and Warriors|
|Coronavirus: Rockets GM ´won´t stand´ for keeping D´Antoni off sidelines|
|Trail Blazers founder Harry Glickman dies at 96|
|Coronavirus: Hawks star Young ´mad´ about NBA´s 22-team restart|
|Coronavirus: Warriors´ Kerr wants minicamp for NBA teams absent from Disney World|
|Coronavirus: NBA could condense 2020-21 season – Hawks GM|
|Gasol attracted by final season with Lakers or Barcelona|
|On this day in sport: Career Grand Slam for Sharapova, Abdul-Jabbar makes NBA Finals history|
|Spurs´ Aldridge has shoulder surgery, will miss rest of NBA season|
|On this day in sport: Federer equals Sampras´ record, Jordan´s Bulls silence Jazz|
|Heat coach Spoelstra: We can´t stand for systemic racism and social injustice anymore|
|Coronavirus: Spoelstra´s Miami Heat ´extremely motivated´ ahead of NBA return|
|Gregg Popovich on racism: The United States ´is in trouble´|
|Bulls to take patient approach with coach Boylen|
|Zach LaVine: It ´sucks´ that NBA season is over for Chicago Bulls|
|Nets´ Durant says he will not play if NBA season resumes|
|Jordan Brand and Michael Jordan donate $100M to racial equality|
|Farewell, Vince Carter? An incredible 22-year NBA career in numbers|