Fred VanVleet enters COVID protocols

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Adrian Wojnarowski: Toronto Raptors guards Fred VanVleet and Malachi Flynn have entered the league’s Covid protocols, sources tell ESPN.
Source: Twitter @wojespn

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Paul Jones @Paul__Jones
ICYMI….from @Raptors_PR Personnel update, Tuesday, Dec. 21 – Fred VanVleet and Malachi Flynn have joined Pascal Siakam, Gary Trent Jr. and Dalano Banton in COVID protocols….#rtz #raptors11:52 AM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
The Raptors have 6 guards on their roster – 4 of them are in the COVID protocols (VanVleet, Trent, Banton, Flynn), 1 is hurt (Johnson) and 1 is in Slovenia.
Assuming it’s not postponed (and it absolutely should be), tomorrow’s game vs Chicago will be… interesting? – 11:49 AM

Michael Grange @michaelgrange
Per Raptors, Fred VanVleet and Malachi Flynn have joined Siakam, Banton and Trent Jr. in health-and-safety protocols. – 11:42 AM

Eric Koreen @ekoreen
The Raptors confirm Fred VanVleet and Malachi Flynn have joined Trent, Banton and Siakam in protocols. – 11:40 AM

Vivek Jacob @vivekmjacob
Raptors confirm that VanVleet and Flynn have joined Trent Jr., Siakam and Banton in health and safety protocols.
The team did not practice today either, just individual workouts. – 11:40 AM

Marc Stein @TheSteinLine
The Raptors say Fred VanVleet and Malachi Flynn have joined Pascal Siakam, Gary Trent Jr. and Dalano Banton in the league’s health and safety protocols. – 11:40 AM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
The Raptors have placed Fred VanVleet and Malachi Flynn in the health and safety protocols. They join Pascal Siakam, Dalano Banton and Gary Trent Jr. – 11:35 AM

Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
Toronto Raptors guards Fred VanVleet and Malachi Flynn have entered the league’s Covid protocols, sources tell ESPN. – 11:32 AM

Eric Koreen @ekoreen
In non-End Times news, Fred VanVleet was a nominee for EC player of the week, which went to Jayson Tatum. – 3:50 PM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
Here’s where Raps roster stands:
Active: VanVleet, Trent, Barnes, Anunoby, Birch (expected back this week), Achiuwa, Boucher, Yuta, Svi, Flynn, Bonga.
2-way (now no max NBA time): Champagnie, Johnson (INJ).
10-day: Goodwin.
Protocols: Siakam, Banton.
Away from team: Dragic. – 12:59 PM

More on this storyline

Eric Smith: official word from Raptors PR: “personnel update, Tuesday, Dec. 21 – Fred VanVleet and Malachi Flynn have joined Pascal Siakam, Gary Trent Jr. and Dalano Banton in COVID protocols.” -via Twitter @Eric__Smith / December 21, 2021

Chris Kirschner: Trae Young is still in health and safety protocols. He’s also the only Hawks player in health and safety protocols. -via Twitter @ChrisKirschner / December 21, 2021

Brad Turner: Lakers say that Talen Horton-Tucker and Dwight Howard have been cleared out of the NBA’s Health & Safety Protocols. Both are available to play tonight vs Suns. -via Twitter @BA_Turner / December 21, 2021