Warriors star Draymond Green has cleared the NBA’s health and safety protocols, according to Marc J. Spears of ESPN’s The Undefeated (Twitter link). He’s expected to play in Monday’s game against Miami.
Green missed two games due to protocols, including Golden State’s road contest against Utah on Saturday. The Warriors still ended up winning 123-116 and currently own the league’s best record at 28-7.
Here are some other COVID-19 updates from around the association:
- Grizzlies forward Kyle Anderson has entered the league’s health and safety protocols, the team announced on social media (Twitter link). Anderson joins Shaq Buchanan, Dillon Brooks, John Konchar, De’Anthony Melton and Xavier Tillman as Grizzlies players in protocols.
- The Heat have its entire coaching staff back for Sunday’s game, Anthony Chiang of the Miami Herald tweets. Assistant coach Caron Butler was previously in the health and safety protocols.
- The Pelicans have added guard Tomas Satoransky to the league’s protocols, Andrew Lopez of ESPN tweets. New Orleans is also listing center Jonas Valanciunas (protocols) as questionable to play on Monday against the Jazz.
- Celtics guard Aaron Nesmith has re-entered the protocols, head coach Ime Udoka said, as relayed by ESPN’s Tim Bontemps (Twitter link). Nesmith briefly exited the protocols before being placed back into them, Udoka added.
- The Wizards are listing Anthony Gill in the protocols, as relayed by the team on social media (Twitter link). Gill logged nearly 25 minutes in the team’s loss to Chicago on Saturday, recording nine points, three rebounds and three steals.
- Rockets guard Armoni Brooks has entered the protocols, Ben DuBose of The Rockets Wire relays (via Twitter). DuBose also notes that Garrison Mathews and D.J. Augustin are no longer on the team’s injury report, meaning both players likely cleared health and safety protocols.