Celtics opening night roster gives updates on COVID statuses
The NBA has released opening night rosters, and the Celtics’ group indicates who will and will not be cleared through the COVID-19 protocol.
Jaylen Brown is listed as active on the roster (via Chris Forsberg) for Wednesday night’s season opener against the New York Knicks. The game will mark 12 days since it Brown tested positive for COVID. Veteran big man Al Horford, meanwhile, is the only player listed as inactive.
Shams Charania reported on Oct. 12 that Horford had tested positive and was in quarantine, so he will need more than eight days to be cleared. Under the NBA’s COVID protocol, as reported at ESPN, unvaccinated players have to quarantine for seven days no matter what and are subject to daily testing, including lab-based game-day testing.
Here’s a full look at the Celtics’ opening night roster for Wednesday in New York…
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