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Report: Three Blazers added to COVID protocols

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Dec 15, 2021; Portland, Oregon, USA;  Portland Trail Blazers forward Robert Covington (33) reacts after being called for a foul against the Memphis Grizzlies in the second half at Moda Center. Mandatory Credit: Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 15, 2021; Portland, Oregon, USA; Portland Trail Blazers forward Robert Covington (33) reacts after being called for a foul against the Memphis Grizzlies in the second half at Moda Center. Mandatory Credit: Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports

Three more Portland Trail Blazers players entered COVID-19 protocols, The Athletic reported Saturday.

Forwards Robert Covington and Keljin Blevins and guard Ben McLemore joined guard Dennis Smith Jr. and forward Trendon Watford, who reportedly entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols on Friday.

The Trail Blazers’ next game is Monday at home against the Dallas Mavericks.

Covington, 31, is averaging 6.7 points and 5.0 rebounds in 32 games (26 starts) this season.

Blevins, 26, has appeared in three games and contributed 2.0 points in 4.7 minutes per contest.

McLemore, 28, is averaging 6.6 points and 13.1 minutes in 17 games off the Portland bench.

–Field Level Media