February 2021 Basketball Wiretap

Raptors Versus Bulls Postponed On Sunday Due To Contact Tracing

Feb 28, 2021 12:01 PM

Sunday's game between the Toronto Raptors and Chicago Bulls was postponed due to contact tracing within the Raptors.

The game is the 34th postponement of the season so far.

In addition, it was announced on Saturday that Pascal Siakam would miss up until the All-Star break due to health and safety protocol. 

Marc Stein/The New York Times

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Malik Beasley Suspended 12 Games After Guilty Plea

Feb 25, 2021 10:06 PM

Malik Beasley has been suspended 12 games without pay for pleading guilty to a felony charge of threatening to commit a crime of violence for the purpose of terrorizing another person, in violation of the law of the State of Minnesota, the NBA announced.

The incident occurred on Sept. 26, 2020.

Beasley will begin serving his suspension on Saturday, Feb. 27 when the Timberwolves visit the Washington Wizards.

RealGM Staff Report

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Mavs Versus Pistons On Wednesday Postponed Due To Severe Weather

Feb 16, 2021 12:30 PM

The Dallas Mavericks' game against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday was postponed, sources told Shams Charania of The Athletic.

The postponement was an order from Texas governor Greg Abbott because of a state of emergency in response to severe weather.

Shams Charania/The Athletic

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