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NBA: Alarm in the NBA: the Bulls, devastated by the covid, ask to postpone a game

Nor long ago Chicago bulls everything was looking at them. Their start had exceeded all positive expectations and they faced the future with great


Nor long ago everything was looking at them. Their start had exceeded all positive expectations and they faced the future with great enthusiasm. There was even talk of fight for the ring in the ‘Wind City’. All this is in quarantine because of the covid.

To this day, Chicago is the most punished by covid. An outbreak has fully entered his locker room and has forced many players to enter the sanitary protocol of the NBA. It is not the only one suffering from the coronavirus, but it is the team with the most cases. And although most of those affected are asymptomatic, has completely changed the sports plans because the rotation, one of the keys in the league boot, has been blown up.

Such is the damage to the squad that the team, to try to mitigate the effects of the disease on its balance of victories, has asked the NBA to postpone the game They must play at dawn on Tuesday to Wednesday against the Detroit Pistons.

However the league has dismissed the request and did not offer concessions to the Bulls. The NBA maintains that Chicago has more than eight players to face that match. In fact they have exactly nine active players among which are Nikola Vucevic, Lonzo Ball and Alex Caruso. According to NBA rules, if a team has eight or fewer players available, it can request a postponement.

Still, the list of Chicago players affected by the coronavirus is devastating, growing every day. This past Sunday he joined her Zach LaVine placing at nine the players who will miss matches, including DeMar DeRozan, Derrick Jones Jr or Coby White.

What is happening in the Bulls’ squad has already set off alarms in the NBA that ask not to lower your guard and take precautions against the virus. Although most players are vaccinated, infections between vaccinated continue to skyrocket and there is a fear that postponements will come very soon.

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