5:41 pm EST Update: Media members were informed this evening that the new total of Wizards players with the coronavirus virus is 6.
It has been reported this morning that the Washington Wizards are now up to 5 players with COVID-19. This has not been confirmed by the team but the two games that were scheduled for this week were postponed due to NBA coronavirus contact tracing protocol.
Washington nor the NBA has made an announcement about the upcoming game this Sunday and their annual game in DC on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. These games will most likely, and need to be, canceled as well. It isn’t known exactly which players have contracted the virus but as the players throughout the league continue to travel, despite the increase in restrictions, the spread will continue.
Jason Tatum of the Boston Celtics tested positive and Washinton’s Bradley Beal, who calls him a brother, had to be pulled from a game because Beal was speaking with Tatum closely after that game. Other teams in the league also had games postponed due to contact tracing right after they played the Wizards. Because of all of the unknowns of Coronavirus, the experts and health professionals are doing their best to keep the virus contained.
Many are continuously throwing out the idea that the league either needs to take a pause in the season again or go back to playing in the Bubble. The safety of the players and staff comes first and as more and more positive results are coming out, decisions are needed to be made. If not, the COVID domino effect will continue to tumble through the NBA.
Inside The NBA Handled Kevin Durant’s Post-Game Interview In Hilarious Fashion
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Charles Barkley's reaction to Kevin Durant's one word answer to his question.loooooool pic.twitter.com/KEHnG0wGa3— gifdsports (@gifdsports) December 23, 2020
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I love how @KDTrey5 handled Charles Barkley ass tonight. I’m STILL pissed that he downplayed Breonna Taylor’s murder.— 1$t Letter aka Content KING 👑 (@1st_Realest) December 23, 2020
Good job KD. 💯👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽
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Kevin Durant gave Charles Barkley a cold “Yeah”!— ✈️CJB✈️ (@JB80s) December 23, 2020
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TNT crew got a cold shoulder from Kevin Durant, as if Charles Barkley doesn’t know why lol.— Demon Time 😈 (@bknscaryhours) December 23, 2020
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Kevin Durant gave a one word answer to Charles Barkley’s question.— Colin Kaepernick 7️⃣ Was Exiled Exercising Rights (@RickStrom) December 23, 2020
For reference, just this past week, Barkley ripped into Kyrie Irving and told him to shut up and play ball.
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When your girl gives you one word answers and you KNOW you fucked up— STAT Sports Memes (@STATSportsMemes) December 23, 2020
Charles Barkley got MURDERED by Kevin Durant last night during his postgame interview 😂 pic.twitter.com/hoV5Y5CPNy
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BASKETBALL IS BACK KEVIN DURANT IS BACK STEPH CURRY IS BACK CHARLES BARKLEY IS BACK AND IM ON WINTER BREAK 🥳 pic.twitter.com/W2IrIsOJcQ— hannah (@HannahSawdon) December 22, 2020
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Charles Barkley and Kevin Durant tension isn’t new.— 👑 Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson 📍 (@ScoopB) December 23, 2020
Chuck on KD joining Warriors in 2016: “Kevin is a terrific player, he’s a good kid. But just disappointed with the fact that he weakened another team and he’s gonna kind of gravy train on a terrific Warriors team.” pic.twitter.com/4UP9PU3WlZ
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