NBA COVID-19 Tracker: Three Lakers added to protocol list; league reported first case of Omicron player

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COVID-19 has once again impacted the current NBA season. A lot of players from across the league’s countries were forced to miss time because of their inclusion in the league’s health and safety regulations after testing positive again. After a player tests positive, he must be isolated from the team for 10 days or return two negative PCR tests in a 24-hour period before they can be active again.

The Chicago Bulls is dealing with the most widespread outbreak. In Monday, NBA announces postponement of two Bulls games this week, marking the first time games in the 2021-22 season have been rescheduled due to COVID. Chicago has 10 players in the protocol as of Monday, including the stars Zach LaVine and DeMar DeRozan.

Grizzlies star Ja Morant entered protocols despite having sprained his knee indefinitely. Also join the list are head coaches Rick Carlisle (Pacers) and Alvin Gentry (Kings) as well as Toronto Raptors group president Masai Ujiri, who has tested positive for COVID. He contracted the virus at a Giants of Africa event on Sunday, he say in a statement. Ujiri is fully vaccinated and has been given a booster shot, but will still follow tournament protocols and isolation.

The NBAThe first known player case of the Omicron variant was discovered this week, per Shams Charania by The Athletic.

There may be a lot more to keep track of, but we’re here to help. Below you’ll find a list of all the players currently on the NBA’s protocol, along with how long they’re expected to be on the field. NBA COVID-19 Tracker: Three Lakers added to protocol list; league reported first case of Omicron player

Curtis Crabtree

Curtis Crabtree is a 24ssports U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Curtis Crabtree joined 24ssports in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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