After lacking the Golden State Warriors’ loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday evening, Kevon Looney has cleared the league’s well being and security protocol, per Anthony Slater of The Athletic. Looney joined James Wiseman and Eric Paschall within the protocol early Saturday previous to the second sport of a two-game street collection with the Grizzlies.
Though Looney’s stint within the well being and security protocol was brief, the Warriors are nonetheless ready on Wiseman and Paschall. After coming into the protocol for contact tracing on March seventeenth, the gamers have been dominated out for seven days.
Based on Slater, Looney is predicted to be obtainable in opposition to the Philadelphia 76ers at Chase Heart on Tuesday evening.
Through @anthonyVslater on Twitter:
Kevon Looney has cleared well being and security protocol and traveled again residence with the Warriors. He’s anticipated to be obtainable on Tuesday in opposition to the Sixers.
— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) March 21, 2021
Earlier than coming into the protocol, Loony registered one in all his prime performances of the 2020-21 marketing campaign. The UCLA product tallied 11 factors on 5-of-6 taking pictures from the ground in Golden State’s victory over the Houston Rockets. In his third double-figure scoring effort of the season, the middle stepped out a knocked down a triple. Looney added 4 boards, three steals and three assists in Houston.
With Wiseman and Paschall remaining out, the Warriors might want to lean on Looney within the frontcourt. On Saturday in opposition to the Grizzlies, Alen Smailagic began instead of Looney, scoring three factors on 1-of-5 taking pictures in eight minutes. With Looney again within the rotation, Smailagic will slide again to a reserve function.