The Boston team confirmed that the Dominican player has tested positive for the virus, becoming the second player in the squad to contract it in the last week.
Boston Celtics received bad news after it was confirmed that Al Horford you will have to spend time away from the equipment after a positive test to COVID-19. The team made the official announcement on Tuesday afternoon and with the Dominican, there are already two starting players who are affected. Horford joins Jaylen brown, who tested positive for the disease at the end of last week.
The Dominican Center is in its second opportunity with the Celtics, after it was acquired instead from Oklahoma city thunder last June.
So far, the Celtics They have not offered more details of the condition in which it is found Al Horford, stating only that “offer further updates as appropriate”.
For the moment, Horford has played two preseason games with the Celtics, averaging 21 minutes of play with the team.