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Hornets’ next two games postponed after Spurs players test positive for COVID-19

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Published: Feb. 16, 2021 at 11:09 AM EST
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - The NBA postponed the Charlotte Hornets’ next two games after players from the San Antonio Spurs tested positive for COVID-19.

The Spurs and the Hornets played each other on Sunday, Feb. 14, where the Spurs won 122-110.

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Spurs have four positive tests for COVID-19 and the team has remained quarantined in Charlotte since Sunday’s game.

The San Antonio Spurs’ next three games (Wednesday, Feb. 17 at Cleveland; Saturday, Feb. 20 at New York and Monday, Feb. 22 at Indiana) and the Charlotte Hornets’ next two games (Wednesday, Feb. 17 vs. Chicago and Friday, Feb. 19 vs. Denver) have been postponed in accordance with the NBA’s Health and Safety Protocols.

The games are being postponed due to four Spurs players testing positive and additional contact tracing for players on both San Antonio’s and Charlotte’s rosters, and in order to ensure the health and safety of players on both teams.

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