Giannis Adetokunbo Misses NBA Action Due To Coronavirus Protocols

Milwaukee Bucks of America sensation, Giannis Adetokunbo (Antetokounmpo) has commenced precautions to guide against contracting coronavirus, as the deadly respiratory ailment continues ravaging the world.

With the new covid-19 variant, omicron, now sending the entire globe running for cover once again, ‘The Greek Freak’ was not listed to play for his team in mid-week because he was in health and safety restriction. gathered that this came after USA’s National Basketball Association (NBA) league’s injury report listed the two-time MVP out for The Bucks’ game against Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night.

Coronavirus has disrupted the day-to-day operations of the NBA, with Chicago Bulls shut down for what will be at least a few days with 10 players in health and safety protocols.

Brooklyn Nets were missing seven players for their home game on Tuesday against Toronto and the Los Angeles Lakers cancelled practice with Dwight Howard and Malik Monk in the protocols.

In recent days, Indiana Pacers’ coach, Rick Carlislie has missed games and Toronto Raptors’ president, Masai Ujiri tested positive after hosting an event that NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum attended.

That forced them to undergo daily testing since. It’s not just players and executives, either, but officials and broadcast teams, too.

This all underscores what NBA officials have been saying for weeks – the pandemic is still very much a problem and that’s why Friday is such a priority. Friday is Booster Day, when the league’s most important percentage won’t be of the 3-point variety.

Antetokounmpo, who is averaging 27 points, 11.6 rebounds and 5.8 assists this season, played on Sunday at New York and on Monday at Boston, with a triple-double in victory over The Knicks and 20 points in The Bucks’ loss to The Celtics.

December 17, 2021 at 09:58PM
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