Wizards head Beal diagnosed with new crown will miss preseason and backcourt lineup worries

2022-10-10 12:22

Wizards head Beal diagnosed with new crown will miss preseason and backcourt lineup worries

The Washington Wizards officially announced today that 29-year-old guard Bradley Beal will be placed under NBA health and safety protocols and will not be able to play tomorrow against Charlotte due to a positive nucleic acid test for the new coronavirus. Hornets' 3rd preseason game.

According to Wizards head coach Wes Unseld Jr., although Beal tested positive, his current symptoms are mild and do not affect his daily life.

But the good news is that Beal has been vaccinated with a booster dose, is not expected to experience severe symptoms, and will also be back on the field in a short period of time. However, Bill will still be placed in isolation for seven to 10 days during this period or until the test result turns negative.

Beal was also rested for the second preseason game in a 104-95 loss to the Golden State Warriors, and 31-year-old guard Will Batum came in for him. Location.

Backcourt injury lineup

After the main player Bill was excluded from the Wizards' preseason lineup, and the 23-year-old forward Corey Kispert was sidelined due to an ankle sprain, although the Wizards' current backcourt lineup is slightly weak, but fortunately there is Pakistan Toum could replace Beal, with reinforcements from this year's 10th overall pick Johnny Davis.

At the same time, players on the Wizards' fringe roster will also get a chance to play, including 23-year-old guards Jordan Goodwin and Devin Dawson, who are trying to compete for places in the NBA 's 2022-2023 roster in training camp and preseason. and 24-year-old two-way player Jordan Shacklebolt.

Next, the Wizards will face the New York Knicks this Saturday to usher in the preseason finale, and then play the Indiana Pacers after a three-day break for the season opener. Beal has 10 days left to recover. Play the first regular season game.