Sixers-Pelicans at risk of being postponed due to COVID-19

The Philadelphia 76ers planned to play New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday. But after the latest wave of positive COVID-19 test, the game may be in danger. According to Shams Charania, the Sixers-Pelicans match could be postponed due to a lot of potential Sixers players not being available for practice.

As Charania stated, center Andre Drummond and bodyguard Shake Milton joined the COVID-19 protocol on Sunday, joining teammate Georges Niang. The Sixers will be without Furkan Korkmaz due to illness. In addition, the team listed Danny Green, Tyrese Maxey and Joel Embiid as suspects with various injuries.

The Pelicans do not handle any of their own COVID-19 cases. However, they won’t have Kira Lewis and Zion WilliamsonBoth are recovering from injuries.

With many Sixers players potentially unavailable for Sunday’s competition, which is set to begin at 7:00 p.m. ET, the game could be postponed and rescheduled to a later date.

The NBA has seen a dramatic uptick in late-coming COVID-19 cases, with more of the league’s star players participating in NBA protocols with each passing day. As the number of cases continues to grow, the NBA will face some serious questions about pausing the season, or even potential cancellation.

It’s unclear at this time if Monday’s Sixers game against Boston Celtics have risk. Even so, considering the rapid change between games for Philly, it is likely that the game will also be affected by this update.

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