Sources: Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers enters COVID-19 protocols

Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers tested positive for COVID-19 and entered NBA health and safety protocols, sources told ESPN.

Assistant Dan Burke will serve as head coach, beginning with the Sixers-Brooklyn Nets game on Thursday in New York, sources said.

Two more Sixers players entered protocols Thursday: guards Myles Powell and Tyler Johnson.

Rivers joins NBA coaches Michael Malone (Denver Nuggets), Frank Vogel (Los Angeles Lakers), Monty Williams (Phoenix Suns), Billy Donovan (Chicago Bulls), Chauncey Billups (Portland Trail Blazers) and Mark Daigneault (Oklahoma). City Thunder) in the COVID protocols.