Report: Lakers’ Dennis Schroder out at Least a Week Due to COVID Contact Tracing

Report: Lakers’ Dennis Schroder out at Least a Week Due to COVID Contact Tracing

Los Angeles Lakers guard Dennis Schroder (17) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Los Angeles Lakers point player Dennis Schroder will certainly miss out on at least one week after possible direct exposure to COVID -19, according to ESPN’s Dave McMenamin as well asAdrian Wojnarowski Although Schroder apparently has actually examined adverse, he will certainly continue to be out according to t he organization’s health and wellness procedures.

The 27-year-old was a late scrape in advance of Thursday’s loss to the Brooklyn Nets as well as was inaccessible on Saturday versus theMiami Heat He’s anticipated to miss out on video games versus the Washington Wizards as well as Utah Jazz too.

Per McMenamin as well as Wojnarowski, head trainer Frank Vogel thinks the guard might return on Friday versus the Portland Trail Blazers as well as claimed he’ll be making use of Wesley Matthews in the beginning schedule for the time being.

This is the 3rd time the Lakers have actually handled a gamer being quarantined this period after seclusion durations for Alex Caruso as well as Alfonzo McKinnie.

Schroder was just one of Los Angeles’ significant procurements this offseason, with the Lakers sending out Danny Green as well as the draft civil liberties to Jaden McDaniels to the Oklahoma City Thunder in order to include deepness in the backcourt.

That’s absolutely settled, as the German is balancing 14.2 factors, 4.3 aids as well as 3.6 rebounds per video game with 29 competitions.

Look for Caruso, Talen Horton-Tucker as well as Quinn Cook to see their mins raise too till Schroder returns to activity.