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NBA postpones several Spurs, Hornets games due to COVID-19

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Posted at 10:49 AM, Feb 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-16 13:17:30-05

The National Basketball Associated is dealing with several COVID cases, which are now affecting games.

In a press release on Tuesday, the league announced that three games for the San Antonio Spurs and the next two games for the Charlotte Hornets had been postponed per the NBA's Health and Safety Protocols.

The Spurs games affected are Wednesday against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Saturday against the New York Knicks, and Monday against the Indiana Pacers.

For the Hornets, their Wednesday game against the Chicago Bulls and Friday's game against the Denver Nuggets have been postponed.

According to the news release, four Spurs players have tested positive, and the Hornets are going through contact tracing after last playing the Spurs.