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The NBA announced that Commissioner Adam Silver will miss Thursday night’s Game 6 of the NBA Finals between the Golden Order Warriors and Boston Celtics due to effectively being and security protocols.
Silver previously overlooked Monday’s Game 5 for an analogous reason. The league has no longer announced if Silver tested constructive for COVID-19 or got here in shut contact with any individual who did.
Thursday’s contest will even be a closeout sport in Boston, because the Warriors retain a 3-2 series lead.
With the series tied 2-2, the Warriors got here through in Game 5 on their home court docket in San Francisco, incomes a 104-94 opt thanks largely to a 26-level, 13-rebound effort by Andrew Wiggins.
If the Warriors opt Game 6, it will tag their fourth championship in eight seasons. In the intervening time, the Celtics are having a see to defend their hopes of a hit their first championship since 2007-08 alive.
In uncover to fabricate so, the Celtics will want immense efforts from the considerable particular person duo of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, they customarily’re going to seemingly like to defend the Warriors’ Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson in test.
Silver’s absence would possibly possibly throw a wrench into things if the Warriors opt Game 6, since he would possibly possibly no longer be unusual to unusual them with the Larry O’Brien Trophy, as is feeble.
The NBA has no longer announced who will comprise in for Silver in that regard if wanted, however it could possibly drop on NBA Deputy Commissioner Stamp Tatum.
Silver served in the role of deputy commissioner for eight years sooner than being promoted to commissioner in 2014 upon the retirement of David Stern.