Basketball star LeBron James is on the NBA’s Corona list. The 36-year-old therefore missed the Los Angeles Lakers away game at the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday evening, the Lakers prevailed 117-92 even without him.
James stated in September that he was vaccinated against the coronavirus. According to the health and safety regulations of the NBA, the fact that he is now on the Corona list means with a probability bordering on certainty that he has either tested positive for the virus or an unclear test result is available.
Due to the failure, the duration of which was unclear and depends on the exact reason, James already missed the twelfth game in the Lakers’ first 23 games of the season. “That is obviously a big loss,” said Lakers coach Frank Vogel before the game. “It’s disappointing. We just want what’s best for him now.” He hope it will be a brief matter.
According to the US news agency AP the NBA announced on Tuesday that there have been 34 vaccination breakthroughs among fully vaccinated players, coaches and supervisors in the league and called for a third vaccination as soon as possible.
The game day
The top game on Tuesday was won by the Phoenix Suns against the Golden State Warriors and achieved their 17th win in a row. In the duel between the two best league teams, the Suns won 104: 96 despite the early injury of Devin Booker.
Sun’s professional Booker injured his thigh in the second quarter, but his teammates won through with strong defensive work. The Warriors suffered, among other things, from the poor litter yield of superstar Stephen Curry, who sank only four of his 21 attempts and got twelve points. Both teams will meet again on Friday (local time).
In the New York city duel, the Brooklyn Nets prevailed 112: 110 against the Knicks and improved their record at the top of the Eastern Conference to 15 wins and six losses. James Harden was the best thrower with 34 points, Kevin Durant got 27 points for the Nets.