Mike Conley Rejoins Jazz Inside NBA Bubble
Aug 18, 2020, 10:49 AM | Updated: 11:16 am
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Mike Conley has rejoined the Utah Jazz inside the NBA bubble. According to a team spokesperson, Conley was in Orlando as of Tuesday morning, though there was no information provided as to when he would be available. The team referred questions to the league offices.
Conley left the NBA bubble on Sunday to be with his wife, Mary Peluso, for the birth of their son. KSL Sports has reached out to the NBA for comment on Conley’s future availability.
The NBA has seen several players travel outside of the Orlando bubble before returning to their teams. New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson left the bubble on July 16, returned to his team on July 24, and was cleared to resume play on July 28.
Mike Conley has returned to the NBA campus.
— Ben Anderson (@BensHoops) August 18, 2020
Los Angeles Clippers guard left the bubble for a family emergency but was required to sit in quarantine for 10 days after being seeing socializing at an Atlanta area night club.
Before the Jazz faced the Denver Nuggets in game one of their playoff series, ESPN reported that Conley would face a four day quarantine period upon returning.
The Jazz should not expect to have Conley when they face the Nuggets on Wednesday at 4 pm MT for game two. However, his status could change before game three.
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