LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Tyronn Lue entered COVID-19 protocols on Friday, ahead of the Los Angeles Clippers New Year’s Eve matchup against the Toronto Raptors.
In his place, will be assistant coach Brian Shaw.READ MORE: White, Murray Fuel Spurs past Clippers, 101-94
The news comes on the same day that Lakers’ head coach Frank Vogel was removed from COVID-19 protocols, after missing six games.READ MORE: Brandon Ingram Scores 24 Points, Pelicans Beat Clippers 113-89
According to ESPN, Lue is the 10th NBA coach to be placed into protocols, including: Chauncey Billups, Rick Carlisle, Mark Daigneault, Billy Donovan, Alvin Gentry, Michael Malone, Doc Rivers, Monty Williams,MORE NEWS: Coffey Lifts Clippers To 106-93 Win Over Hawks
Just like with players, if Lue is vaccinated, he will be required to report two negative COVID-19 tests within a 24 hours of each other to return to basketball activities. If he is unvaccinated, he will be required to quarantine for 10 days.