Tag: NBA COVID-19

Luka Doncic from the Dallas Mavericks missed the last two weeks with a sprained ankle, but now he’s out with COVID-19. (Image: Getty)

Dallas Mavericks All-Star Luka Doncic Out with COVID-19

Another bad break for the Slovenian wunderkind. Luka Doncic missed the last five games with the Dallas Mavericks to rest up from an ankle injury, but as soon as he was ready to return to action, he tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday. Doncic is one of six members of […]

Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo from the Milwaukee Bucks drives to the hoop against the Houston Rockets last weekend at the Toyota Center. (Image: Getty)

Greek Freak the Latest All-Star to Test Positive for COVID-19

The Milwaukee Bucks are the latest team to lose a key player after Giannis “Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo tested positive for COVID-19. Antetokounmpo averages 27 points, 11.6 rebounds, and 5.8 assists per game this season for the Bucks. He’s tied for second in the NBA in scoring. His 30.46 PER rating […]

James Harden from the Brooklyn Nets argues a call with an official during a Dallas Mavericks game, but he's the latest member of the Nets to get flagged under the NBA's COVID-19 health and safety protocols. (Image: Tony Gutierrez/AP)

Brooklyn Nets Add James Harden and 6 Others to COVID-19 List

The Omicron strain has reached Gotham. The Brooklyn Nets are the latest professional sports team to be afflicted with an outbreak of COVID-19, with seven players on the health and safety protocols list, including superstar James Harden. On Monday, forward Paul Millsap tested positive for COVID-19 and went into quarantine. […]

Chicago Bulls center Nickola Vucevic wraps up PJ Tucker from the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena in Miami. (Image: Marta Lavandier/AP)

NBA Postpones Two Games, Chicago Bulls Fending Off COVID-19 Surge

The Chicago Bulls have been unable to contain a COVID-19 outbreak over the last week, so the NBA postponed two upcoming games against the Detroit Pistons in Chicago on Tuesday, and against the Toronto Raptors in Canada on Thursday. Alize Johnson tested positive on Monday, which meant the Bulls were […]

Chicago Bulls forward DeMar DeRozan pulls up for a jump shot against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclay's Center. (Image: James Murphy/Getty)

Chicago Bulls’ Leading Scorer DeMar DeRozan Out with COVID-19

One moment you’re named the NBA Player of the Week, and the next, you’re out with COVID-19. The Chicago Bulls’ leading scorer DeMar DeRozan entered the NBA’s COVID-19 health and protocol list and will miss Monday evening’s game against the Denver Nuggets after he tested positive on Monday. DeRozan is […]

LeBron James from the LA Lakers only appeared in 11 of 22 games this season. (Image: Roy Connors/AP)

LeBron James Enters COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James tested positive for COVID-19 and entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols. LeBron missed Tuesday night’s game against the Sacramento Kings. The Lakers opened as a -3.5 favorite against the Kings in Sacramento, but early money on the Lakers moved the line as high […]

Nikola Vucevic from the Chicago Bulls drives the baseline against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Arena. (Image: Getty)

Chicago Bulls Center Nikola Vucevic Tests Positive for COVID

The Chicago Bulls (8-3) are tied for the best record in the Eastern Conference, but they’ll be without big man Nickola Vucevic after he tested positive for COVID-19. Vucevic is expected to miss 10 days of action due to the NBA’s COVID health and safety protocol. That means he’ll miss […]

Joel Embiid, center from the Philadelphia 76ers, unleashed one of his best performances of the season against the Chicago Bulls on Saturday. (Image: Getty)

Philadelphia 76ers Injury Report: Joel Embiid Out Due to COVID

Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers tested positive for COVID-19 and will sit out the next 10 days due to the NBA’s health and safety protocols. Embiid wasn’t scheduled to play in tonight’s game against the New York Knicks. With the 76ers facing back-to-back games on Monday and Tuesday, the […]

The LA Lakers continue to struggle with health issues. Guard Dennis Schroder is the latest member of the Lakers to miss time and he’s out with COVID-19. (Image: Jayne Kamin-Oncea/USA Today Sports)

Lakers Lose Dennis Schroder for 10 to 14 Days to COVID Protocol

The Los Angeles Lakers are attempting to prevent a free fall after slipping to the #6 seed in the Western Conference playoff standings, but they just got a batch of terrible news with guard Dennis Schroder out 10 to 14 days due to the NBA’s COVID-19 safety and health protocols. […]

NBA Joins NFL in Decision to Wait Their Turn for COVID-19 Vaccine

NBA Joins NFL in Decision to Wait Their Turn for COVID-19 Vaccine

The NBA gave its franchises and individuals a warning Christmas Eve that nobody in the league could cut in line for the first round of COVID-19 vaccines. In a memo released Thursday afternoon, the league made official their position on the FDA-approved Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, which started to be […]

Warriors Delay Training Camp After Players Test Positive for COVID-19

Warriors Delay Training Camp After Players Test Positive for COVID-19

Golden State Warriors GM Bob Myers told reporters on Tuesday that, so far this week, two Golden State Warriors players have tested positive for COVID-19. Myers didn’t identify the players, citing the league’s collective bargaining agreement and HIPAA rules. He said the team’s training camp, set to open Sunday, will […]

Will Another NBA Bubble Season Benefit the Lakers? Oddsmakers Say Yes

Will Another NBA Bubble Season Benefit the Lakers? Oddsmakers Say Yes

The LA Lakers Thursday became the first team to announce some of their upcoming regular-season protocols, including playing the entire season in a modified bubble at the Staples Center. They are also the odds-on favorite to win the 2020-21 season and prove their 2020 bubble championship was no fluke. When […]