LAS VEGAS (USA), July 15 (EFE) — Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beale will not be with the United States national basketball team traveling to Tokyo 2020 after being added to the list of health protocols. Safety covid-19.
After being in quarantine, Bradley has no time to join the team and USA Basketball officials are working with the technical team led by coach Greg Popovich to find a replacement for him.
The loss of Beale is another serious problem facing the United States national team, which does not even have three selected players playing in the NBA Finals.
They are Phoenix Suns’ Hispanic guard Devin Booker, and Milwaukee Bucks guard Jew Holiday and forward Khris Middleton, who have a best-of-seven series draw at 2-2, so at least two other games will be more.
This means his work with the national team ahead of the Tokyo 2020 competition will be very limited and his coordination is a problem.
But the American team has depth in the shooting guard, where Booker will be important, as will Holiday himself and Chicago Bulls youngster Zach Lavin.
The above means that the United States may decide to seek further power to fill Beale’s position after it became known that the Detroit Pistons’ number four, Jeremy Grant, also followed the Covid Health and Safety Protocol-19 According to information given by sources close to the national team.
The team has yet to determine whether Grant will get a chance to travel with the team when the full campaign leaves for Japan next week.
Grant is believed to have been put on COVID-19 protocol, having been in contact with someone who had tested positive for the virus, but without being infected.
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