Sixers’ Andre Drummond, Shake Milton input well being and protection protocols

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There’s been a wave of NBA gamers from everywhere in the league getting into COVID-19 well being and protection protocols in contemporary days, and the Sixers are affected now as neatly.

Andre Drummond and Shake Milton have each entered well being and protection protocols and sign up for Georges Niang, who entered protocols previous this week.

The Sixers have a long harm record, with Furkan Korkmaz (non-COVID sickness), Niang (well being and protection protocols) and Ben Simmons (private causes) additionally indexed as out. In the meantime, Joel Embiid (left ankle soreness), Tyrese Maxey (left quad contusion) and Danny Inexperienced (proper hip soreness) are all questionable.

Plus, with Aaron Henry and Paul Reed indexed as out whilst they’re on project within the G League with the Blue Coats in Las Vegas, and Jaden Springer out in concussion protocol, the Sixers are left with even fewer replacements they may be able to herald ultimate minute to fulfill the NBA’s requirement of 8 to be had gamers.

At the moment, the Sixers have simply 5 gamers who’re undoubtedly to be had: Tobias Harris, Seth Curry, Matisse Thybulle, Charles Bassey and Isaiah Joe.

We’ve got affirmation that Sunday’s Sixers-Pelicans sport is postponed.

With the Sixers additionally scheduled to complete what would were a back-to-back on Monday towards the Celtics, there generally is a likelihood their subsequent sport is in jeopardy as neatly. For now, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski has merely reported that, “There’s optimism the Sixers will be capable to resume play in Boston on Monday.”

There were unending updates of gamers being dominated out in well being and protection protocols during the last week. One of the crucial newest tendencies lately has been 5 new Cavaliers gamers checking out certain and getting into protocols, as Wojnarowski reported. With Evan Mobley and Isaac Okoro already out in protocols, the Cavs are left so quick on gamers that their Sunday evening sport towards the Hawks has now been postponed, in keeping with Wojnarowski. Wojnarowski has additionally showed that Sunday’s matchup between the Nuggets and Nets has been postponed.

We’ll stay you up to date with any tendencies in regards to the Sixers’ shorthanded roster and their time table over the following week. After the Celtics on Monday, the Sixers have two days off sooner than their subsequent scheduled sport towards the Hawks on Thursday.

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