Nuggets-76ers in jeopardy, 7 players questionable due to health protocols
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Seven members of the Philadelphia 76ers have been listed as questionable for Saturday's game against the Denver Nuggets due to health and safety protocols.

The list includes Joel Embiid, Tobias Harris, Danny Green, Matisse Thybulle, Shake Milton, Vincent Poirier, and Paul Reed.

Guard Seth Curry is listed as out for the contest. Curry reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday during the Sixers' game against the Brooklyn Nets. He did not suit up in that contest but spent part of the game on the bench before his result was confirmed.

In addition to Curry, three other members of the team are out for Saturday due to either injuries or personal reasons. That means if none of the seven players listed as questionable are able to suit up, the 76ers would not have the minimum eight players required to play.

The 76ers are awaiting the NBA's ruling on the submission of a contact-tracing report of players who shared close proximity to Curry, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. A postponement would the league's second this season due to COVID-19 issues.

A member of the team's training staff also registered a positive COVID-19 test, sources told The Athletic's Shams Charania.

The Sixers were forced to quarantine in New York City after Thursday's game. They finally left to drive back to Philadelphia late Friday night, according to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne. Saturday's game is scheduled for 3 p.m. ET.

Embiid told Shelburne he plans to self-quarantine from his family until he's sure he didn't contract the coronavirus. Embiid sat next to Curry at one point during Thursday's game.

Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. has also been listed as out for the game. Porter is reportedly facing another 10-14 days of quarantine under health and safety protocols.

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