According to NBA communications tonight’s 76ers game has been postponed due to ongoing contact tracing among the 76ers, and the team does not have the required 8 players to play.
Sixers were already down four players due to injury.
Memphis C Jonas Valanciunas has entered the league's health and safety protocol, team says.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 17, 2021
Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported that the contact tracing was due to a Covid related issue with the Memphis Grizzlies. And it’s being reported that no 76ers returned a positive test according to the Philly Voices Kyle Neubek.
Source tells me the Sixers do not have any new positive tests to report at this time— Kyle Neubeck (@KyleNeubeck) January 17, 2021
The 76ers next game is scheduled for Wednesday night at home vs the Boston Celtics. It’s unclear as of now how this will affect the roster going forward.