Report: NBA postpones two games due to COVID-19 outbreak originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
The NBA has postponed games against the Cavaliers-Hawks and Nuggets-Nets on Sunday, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
The two games mark the third and fourth postponements for the NBA this season. Tournament postponed for two Chicago Bulls game in the week after the outbreak in the group sent 10 players to join the protocol.
A fifth postponement is possible when Philadelphia 76ers try to come up with eight players available for their game against the New Orleans Pelicans.
According to Wojnarowski, Cleveland’s player shortage caused the Cavs-Hawks to be postponed. Five more Cavs tested positive Sunday, along with rookie Evan Mobley and sophomore Isaac Okoro in the NBA’s health and safety procedures. Cleveland’s next game is scheduled for Wednesday in Boston against Celtics.
Along with the Cavs COVID-19 outbreak, Hawks star Trae Young is said to have joined NBA protocols on Sunday. The Hawks are scheduled to play the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, the Sixers on Thursday and New York Knicks on Christmas Day.
The brooklyn network There is another notable COVID-19 outbreak. Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving joined the protocol on Saturday, while James Harden has joined the protocol since Tuesday. The team has a total of 10 players in protocols with two more on the schedule before the Christmas match with Los Angeles Lakers.
As for Denver, Michael Porter Jr., who is out of action indefinitely with a back injury, and Bol Bol are participating in health and safety programs. The team’s next game is scheduled for Wednesday in Oklahoma City against the Thunder.
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