NBA in chaos as Chicago decimated by COVID-19

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The NBA postponed the Chicago Bulls' adjacent 2 games connected Monday, with 10 of the team's players successful the league's wellness and information protocols.

The Bulls were scheduled to big the Detroit Pistons connected Tuesday and sojourn the Toronto Raptors connected Thursday. No constitution dates were announced.

The Bulls' adjacent crippled is present scheduled for Sunday against the Los Angeles Lakers astatine home.

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The squad confirmed Monday that backup guardant Alize Johnson became the 10th subordinate to participate the protocols, joining a database that includes stars Zach LaVine and DeMar DeRozan.

Bulls prima Zach LaVine is 1 of the latest players to trial affirmative to COVID-19 (Getty)

Also connected it are Troy Brown Jr., Matt Thomas, Coby White, Javonte Green, Derrick Jones Jr., Ayo Dosunmu and Stanley Johnson.

That near the Bulls with the 8 disposable players, the league minimum to tract a team.

That database includes 2 players connected two-way contracts successful Devon Dotson and Tyler Cook, different signed to a 10-day declaration past week successful Alfonzo McKinnie, and rookie Marko Simonovic, who has played astir of the play successful the G League.

Players successful the wellness and information protocols indispensable beryllium sidelined astatine slightest 10 days oregon grounds 2 antagonistic COVID-19 tests successful a 24-hour play earlier they tin resume hoops activities.

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