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Drafting Meridiano The COVID-19 pandemic is still present in the world of sports and NBA could be the niche of a "new chaos" due to th

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The COVID-19 pandemic is still present in the world of sports and NBA could be the niche of a “new chaos” due to the disease, after Indiana Pacers and Toronto Raptors suspend their practices this Thursday as precautionary measures, before the health protocols established by the league to curb the spread of COVID-19, This according to the information published on the social networks of the journalist Shams Charania.

Team cases

Despite the fact that the teams entered this protocol, the only player of the two lists entered in the protocol list is the Pacers guard Justin Holiday, who has not played since entering the protocol on November 30. But nevertheless, it has not been specified never if someone else was ruled out to play.

For their part, the Raptors announced that their president Masai Ujiri she had tested positive for COVID-19 and was isolating herself at home.

In recent days Indiana had played, on Monday against Washington and Wednesday in front of Knicks; and they planned to receive Dallas this friday. For their part, those of Toronto they lost Wednesday to Oklahoma city, and they are scheduled to face the Knicks.

Toronto has not reported any positive cases of COVID-19 since the season started. The raptors They have insisted that all their players are vaccinated with all the required doses.

The Ujiri case

The president of the Raptors, Masai Ujiri commented Like the entire squad, he is fully vaccinated and has even received a booster. But he found the niche of his contagion in an event of his non-profit organization Giants of Africa, held last weekend.

All those attending that meeting had the obligation to be vaccinated, but Ujiri commented that after the gala, found that some guests had tested positive. Shortly after, it was confirmed that he himself had contracted the virus. This being a possible source of contagion for its players.

For its part, another team that sets off the alarms of a possible massive contagion in the league is Chicago bulls, who sent Derrick Jones Jr., to the protocol list today. He is the fifth Bulls player on the roster in the past nine days.