Joel Embiid And Ben Simmons Miss All-Star Game Due To Contact Tracing
Provided By - Video Elephant on March 08, 2021
Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons both missed the 2021 NBA All-Star Game due to contact tracing.
The two Philadelphia 76ers players were ruled out when a barber they both had contact with tested positive for COVID-19.
Neither player had contact with the other players participating in the event and traveled to Atlanta on private planes.
Zion Williamson replaced Embiid in the starting lineup for Team Durant for the game at State Farm Arena.
Philadelphia coach Doc Rivers said after the game that neither player had tested positive for the virus.
Team LeBron beat Team Durant 170-150 to win the 2021 NBA All-Star game on March 8.