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Kings’ Holmes violates NBA bubble rules after food delivery pick up

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 05:06 PM July 15, 2020
Richaun Holmes

FILE — Richaun Holmes #22 of the Sacramento Kings reacts after dunking the ball against the Portland Trail Blazers at Golden 1 Center on October 25, 2019 in Sacramento, California.  Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

MANILA, Philippines — The NBA isn’t messing around with its strict rules inside the bubble.

Sacramento Kings center Richaun Holmes experienced it first hand on Tuesday.

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Holmes was forced to return into quarantine after he “accidentally” crossed the NBA’s campus line at Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida to pick up a food delivery.

“After the initial quarantine period, I briefly and accidentally crossed the NBA campus line to pick up a food delivery,” Holmes said in a statement.

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“I am currently in quarantine and have eight days left. I apologize for my actions and look forward to rejoining my teammates for our playoff push.”

The 26-year-old Holmes also didn’t escape from his mom’s ribbing on social media.

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“You only cross the line for your MOMA’s COOKING! AND I WAS NOT IN FLORIDA SIR!! #lol @Rich_Holmes22. Love you baby!” Lydecia Holmes wrote on Twitter.

Players who leave the bubble at any given time reportedly must undergo a 10-day quarantine inside their respective hotel rooms.

Apart from Holmes, Houston Rockets forward Bruno Caboclo also unintentionally left the bubble.

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