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Cavs' Isaac Okoro enters NBA health and safety protocols

Isaac Okoro
Posted at 5:06 PM, Dec 16, 2021

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Cavaliers guard/forward Isaac Okoro has entered the NBA's health and safety protocols regarding COVID-19.

Okoro entered the protocols Thursday after facing the Houston Rockets at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse Wednesday. During the game, Okoro played lights out, putting up 20 points in 22 minutes.

The Cavs' next scheduled game is against the Milwaukee Bucks on the road Saturday at 9 p.m.

According to the NBA’s COVID-19 protocols, fully vaccinated players, in most cases, do not have to quarantine after exposure to COVID-19. Unvaccinated players flagged by contact tracing are required to to quarantine for seven days.

In September, Cavs general manager said that the entire team would soon be fully vaccinated.

The Cavs said the team will provide further updates at the appropriate time.

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