Four days after undergoing USA Basketball’s health and safety protocols, Detroit Pistons forward Jerami Grant is expected to be cleared from quarantine according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst.
Jerami Grant is expected to be cleared from quarantine and will be available to travel with Team USA to Japan, sources said. Americans have final exhibition against Spain set for 9 p.m. ET.— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) July 18, 2021
Initially reported by The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania, Grant entered health & safety protocols on Thursday alongside Washington Wizards star Bradley Beal, despite not testing positive for the virus.
Team USA’s Jerami Grant has entered health and safety protocols at Team USA camp, sources tell me and @joevardon. Grant has not tested positive for coronavirus. He and Bradley Beal are in protocols in Las Vegas.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 15, 2021
The runner up to the Most Improved Player award in the 2021 season was officially cleared to play hours before USA’s final exhibition game against Spain in which Grant scored five points and grabbed three boards in their 83-76 win over Spain.
While Grant will travel with the team to Tokyo, another key player will not initially travel with the team, Chicago Bulls star guard Zach LaVine.
Team USA’s Zach LaVine has been placed under health and safety protocols and will not travel with the team to Tokyo today. USAB hopes LaVine will be able to join the team in Tokyo later this week.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 19, 2021
LaVine is the third player to undergo USA Basketball’s health and safety protocols and will not travel with the team this week to Tokyo.
USAB hopes LaVine will be able to join the team later this week in Tokyo as their first matchup of the Olympics takes place on the 25th against France.