That was just the beginning of what has already become a wild week for the NBA.
On Sunday came more postponements across the league. The NBA has now postponed Sunday’s game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks, the New Orleans Pelicans and the Philadelphia 76ers, Monday’s game between the Orlando Magic and Toronto Raptors, as well as the Brooklyn Nets‘ next two games: Sunday against the Denver Nuggets and Tuesday against the Washington Wizards.
Postponed games in 2021-22 season:
Washington Wizards at Brooklyn Nets (Originally scheduled for Dec. 21)
Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors (Dec. 20)
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Philadelphia 76ers (Dec. 19)
Denver Nuggets vs. Brooklyn Nets (Dec. 19)
Atlanta Hawks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (Dec. 19)
Chicago Bulls vs. Toronto Raptors (Dec. 16)
Detroit Pistons vs. Chicago Bulls (Dec. 14)
Follow along here as The Athletic keeps you updated to the league’s ongoing COVID-19 situation.
Latest news and what to know:
- Lakers coach Frank Vogel enters NBA’s health and safety protocols
- Cavaliers rookie Evan Mobley enters NBA’s health and safety protocols, will miss Bucks game
- Nets’ Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving join James Harden, other teammates in health and safety protocols
- NBA to test daily for COVID-19 during Christmas, New Year’s holidays: Sources