Zach LaVine placed in health and safety protocols; traveling to Tokyo with Team USA

2021-07-19T21:44:16+00:00 2021-07-19T21:44:16+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

19/Jul/21 21:44

Zach LaVine is forced to stay in Las Vegas for now.

By Eurohoops team/

Zach Lavine won’t be traveling to Tokyo with the rest of Team USA after being placed in health and safety protocols, USA Basketball announced. The Chicago Bulls star is the third player of the national team after Bradley Beal and Jerami Grant. It was later decided that Beal won’t play in the Olympics.

Per USA Basketball:

Out of an abundance of caution, USA Basketball Men’s National Team member Zach LaVine has been placed under USA Basketball’s health and safety protocols and will not trael with the team to Tokyo today, USA Basketball announced Monday. USA Basketball hopes that Zach will be able to join the team in Tokyo later this week.