LOS ANGELES — Lakers guard Dennis Schroder examined unfavorable for COVID-19 however shall be out not less than every week due to potential publicity to the coronavirus by means of contact tracing, sources advised ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Lakers coach Frank Vogel mentioned on Saturday the workforce has a “extra agency timeline” on Schroder, who shall be sidelined an extra three video games after being a late scratch in Thursday’s loss to the Brooklyn Nets due to the league’s well being and security protocols. He shall be out Saturday towards the Miami Warmth, Monday towards the Washington Wizards and Wednesday towards the Utah Jazz.
Schroder shall be in seven-day quarantine throughout that point, sources advised Wojnarowski.
L.A. hopes to have Schroder again within the lineup on Friday towards the Portland Path Blazers.
Schroder has began 29 video games for the Lakers this season, averaging 14.2 factors, 4.3 assists and three.6 rebounds.
Vogel mentioned he would begin Wesley Matthews in Schroder’s place towards the Warmth.
Schroder is barely the third Lakers participant held out of motion because of the well being and security protocols this season, becoming a member of Alex Caruso and Alfonzo McKinnie. L.A. is one among a handful of groups to not have any video games postponed due to COVID-19, with greater than a 3rd of the season already full.