Saturday’s Suns and Pacers game postponed

From the nba: NEW YORK – The National Basketball Association game scheduled for Sat., Jan. 16 between the Indiana Pacers and Phoenix Suns at Phoenix Suns Arena has been postponed in accordance with the league’s Health and Safety Protocols. Because of ongoing contact tracing within the Suns, the team does not have the league-required eight available players to proceed with Saturday’s game against the Pacers.

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Seven more Heat players out due to health and safety protocols

Several more Miami Heat players are now subject to the league’s health and safety protocols, taking them out of action. This comes on the heels of their game with the Boston Celtics being postponed amid COVID-19 issues.

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Sunday’s Heat v Celtics game postponed

If you were planning to watch Sunday’s Miami Heat and Boston Celtics game, you will now have to make alternate arrangements, that’s because the game is now postponed due to COVID-19. from Jenna Ciccotelli of B/R: Sunday night’s game between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat has been postponed as a result of COVID-19 contact tracing within the Heat organization, leaving the team without the league-mandated eight players to continue with the game. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic andStadium, the schedule change was made after a Heat player had an inconclusive test result.…

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Avery Bradley out due to league health and safety protocols

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Miami Heat’s Avery Bradley will miss the team’s game August the Boston Celtics on Sunday. However this may not be the only the games the veteran guard will miss, adds Wojnarowski. On the young season, Bradley is averaging 10.0 points and 1.7 assists per contest.

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Seth Curry tests positive for COVID-19

Right before their game their game against the Brooklyn Nets Thursday, Philadelphia 76ers guard Seth Curry popped positive for COVID-19. Once the team and Curry got wind of this development, he was straightaway taken to an isolation room and then departed the Barclays Center apart from the tea. Shake Milton was moved into the starting lineup in Curry’s place. Sources told ESPN that the the Sixers will remain in New York overnight and begin contact tracing Friday morning.

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Kevin Durant to quarantine for 7 days, will likely miss 4 games

from Adrian Wojnarowski and Malika Andrews of ESPN: After exposure to someone who tested positive for COVID-19, Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant is facing a seven-day quarantine that will force him to miss the next four games, sources told ESPN. After losing four of five games to drop to under .500, the Nets will be without Durant for a run of games beginning on Tuesday against Utah and continuing through Thursday (Philadelphia), Friday (Memphis) and Sunday (Oklahoma City). As long as Durant continues to test negative for the coronavirus, the soonest he can return…

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Kevin Durant out for Jazz game

From nba.com news services: Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant is out for Tuesday’s game against the Utah Jazz due to health and safety protocols, the team announced on Monday. Durant played 38 minutes in the Nets’ loss to the Washington Wizards on Sunday. He tallied 28 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists. The Nets have not announced what caused Durant to be placed under the NBA’s health and safety protocols. The former Kia NBA MVP is averaging 28.2 points, 7.0 rebounds and 4.8 assists over his first six games with Brooklyn.

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Bulls guard Tomas Satoransky and staff member test positive for COVID-19

From Eric Woodyard of ESPN: Chicago Bulls guard Tomas Satoransky and a team support staff member have tested positive for COVID-19, according to head coach Billy Donovan. “He’s obviously got to quarantine and he’s going through the league protocols with that,” Donovan said ahead of Sunday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks. “We had another support staff person test positive, but the guys that were out on that road trip are still out, they’re not available tonight, so we’ve pretty much have the same group that we had on those three road games, well the last…

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Michael Porter Jr out for game against Suns

When the Denver Nuggets take the court tonight against the the Phoenix Suns, Michael Porter , Jr. will not be amongst the players taking the court. According to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania, contact tracing will have MPJ out for several days. The Denver Post’s Mike Singer adds that the team expects Porter Jr. to miss multiple contests. Porter Jr seems poised for a breakout season after really showing some serious flashes in the NBA Bubble, where he averaged 22.0 points and 8.6 rebounds while knocking down 42% of…

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John Wall amongst Houston Rocket players sent home while team traces COVID-19

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, John Wall and s few other Houston Rockets players were sent home Wednesday due to another teammate testing postive. To be clear, Wall himself tested negative , but the tracing stems from rookie Kenyon Martin , Jr, who is “not with the team, self isolating”, per the team’s injury report. It is reported that John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins and Martin Jr were amongst a group of Rocket players who were at an apartment away from the team facility getttting haircuts. This is apparently what lead…

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