Lakers cancel practice after Horton-Tucker tests positive for COVID-19–report | Inquirer Sports

Lakers cancel practice after Horton-Tucker tests positive for COVID-19–report

/ 06:51 AM December 15, 2021
Los Angeles Lakers guard Talen Horton-Tucker

Orlando Magic forward Franz Wagner guards Los Angeles Lakers guard Talen Horton-Tucker as he drives to the basket in the first quarter of the game at Staples Center.  (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

LOS ANGELES  – The Los Angeles Lakers canceled practice on Tuesday after guard Talen Horton-Tucker tested positive for COVID-19 and entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols to prevent the spread of the virus, ESPN reported, citing team sources.

Horton-Tucker’s positive test result came on the same day that the team is scheduled to fly to Dallas to begin a three-game road trip with games against Dallas tomorrow, Minnesota on Friday and Chicago on Sunday.

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Lakers forward LeBron James was forced to miss a game after he entered COVID-19 protocols earlier this month.

On Monday, the NBA announced that two Chicago Bulls games had been postponed after 10 players and additional staff members were placed in protocols.

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News of the postponements came amid widespread media reports of a COVID-19 outbreak in the team and marks the first two postponements the NBA has had to make this season, after a surge of COVID-19 cases forced numerous delays in the last campaign.

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