There were 11 76ers in the NBA injury report released at 8:30 on Friday night
For reasons unrelated to COVID-19, Furkan Korkmaz (left adductor muscle strain), Mike Scott (left knee contusion) and Terrance Ferguson (personal reasons) are listed as the scheduled game against the Nuggets on Saturday.
More importantly, seven participants were listed as having problems due to health and safety agreements. Soon after the injury report was released, a source told NBC Sports Philadelphia that the team was waiting for COVID-19 test results and contact tracking.
The participants in question are:
- Joel Embiid
- Danny Green
- Tobias Harris
- Shake Milton
- Vincent Poirier
- Paul Reid
- Matisse Tibur
Seth Curry is listed as “outside”
Wojnarowski reported shortly before midnight on Friday that the players specified in the health and safety agreement had “maintained close contact” with Curry, and that the 76ers were “waiting for the league’s assessment of the seven players’ individual circumstances.” NBA teams must There must be at least eight players to play.
ESPN reported that the 76ers boarded the bus returning to Philadelphia on Friday night.
Shortly after Saturday morning and morning night, Shams Charania of Competitive Sports reported that a member of the 76ers training team tested positive for COVID-19, which led to additional contact tracking on the team.