The Pelicans are 30 days away from returning to the court in Orlando and head coach Alvin Gentry hopes he’s on the sidelines coaching his team. Gentry is a 65-year-old cancer survivor, so according to the C-D-C he’s at the beginning of the high-risk category for severe illness from COVID-19. Gentry says the players battled for him during the season and he wants to return the favor…
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A league-appointed doctor will have to clear Gentry in order for him to be on the sidelines.
Pelicans Executive Vice President David Griffin says three Pelican players tested positive last week for coronavirus. They are in isolation and getting tested daily. But Griffin does not expect any players on the New Orleans roster not to go to Orlando. The 22 NBA teams that will be in the bubble will travel to Florida next week.
Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio reports there are some NFL teams thinking about traveling for road contests on the day of the game and then flying back. Former LSU Tiger and Chiefs All-Pro Safety said on Twitter heck no to that idea.
LSU linebacker Marcel Brooks has told the Athletic his decision to enter the NCAA transfer portal is because of family. Brooks was expected to play a big role on the Tigers defense in 2020, but it appears he’ll look to continue his college career at a school closer to his Dallas home.
And in a decision that should surpise no one, the minor league baseball season has been canceled because of COVID-19 pandemic.