Eleven Sixers appeared on NBA Injury Report Posted Friday night at 8:30 pm
Furkan Korkmaz (left adductor strain), Mike Scott (bruise to the left knee) and Terence Ferguson (for personal reasons) were all included in Saturday’s list of matches against the Nuggets for reasons unrelated to COVID-19.
What is more important is that seven players are listed as being questionable due to health and safety protocols. A source told NBC Sports Philadelphia shortly after the injury report was released that the team was awaiting COVID-19 test results and contact tracing.
The dubious players are:
- Joel Embiid
- Danny Green
- Tobias Harris
- Milton shook
- Vincent Poirer
- Paul Reed
- Matisse Thebol
Seth Curry is included in the list due to health and safety protocols. Adrian Wojnarowski from ESPN It was reported Thursday that the Sixers learned that Curry tested positive for COVID-19 while losing to the net. Curry was visible on the TNT broadcast wearing a mask during the first quarter.
Shortly before midnight Friday, Wojnarowski reported that players who had been placed in health and safety protocols had been in close contact with Curry, and that the Sixers were “awaiting a league assessment of the conditions surrounding the individual cases of the seven players.” NBA teams must have at least eight players in order to play the game.
ESPN reported that The Sixers took buses back to Philadelphia late Friday night.
Shortly after midnight on Saturday, Shams Hirsutism Athlete It is reported that a member of the Sixers’ training team has tested positive for COVID-19, leading to additional contact tracing within the team.