Thunder vs Rockets postponed by NBA
The highly anticipated match between Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets was postponed by the National Basketball Association (NBA) after three players from the Rockets were feared of contracting COVID-19.
In a statement, the NBA said that four other players were placed under quarantine following the contact tracing.
On the other hand, Rockets All-Star guard James Harden is unavailable because of a violation of the Health and Safety Protocols.
According to the NBA, the remaining members of the Houston Rockets turned out negative for the dreaded coronavirus.
Here’s the official statement of the NBA:
“Three Houston Rockets players have returned tests that were either positive or inconclusive for coronavirus under the NBA’s testing program. Following the contact tracing protocol, four other players are quarantined at this time.”
“Additionally, James Harden is unavailable due to a violation of the Health and Safety Protocols. All other Rockets players were tested again today, and all returned negative results. Houston has one additional player who is unavailable due to injury. As such, the Rockets do not have the league-required eight available players to proceed with tonight’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.”
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