Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid may sit in All-Star Game due to COVID-19

Written by Jeffrey Iafrate

The Philadelphia 76ers will have two players to represent them at the All-Star Game and due to a recent contact with a positive individual, everything is in question. The exposure occurred with a positive test from a barber and now they’re awaiting their test results to determine if they’re eligible.

The NBA received criticism from some of it’s top players for holding the All-Star Game when they wanted a couple days off instead. Players had a feeling something like this could happen. Doc Rivers was asked about their status and he didn’t sound confident about the situation.

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Jeffrey Iafrate

Specs Howard grad. Aspiring journalist and avid Detroit sports fan!