NBA Says Houston Rockets Player Broke COVID Rules, He Denies Accusations


CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The NBA says a Houston Rockets player will not play the rest of the season after violating COVID-19 protocols. The league says an investigation found Rockets forward Danuel House had a guest in his hotel room for multiple hours on Tuesday. The NBA says the guest was not authorized to be on campus, but investigators did not find evidence the guest had contact with other players or staff. The league says House had to leave the NBA campus and would not be able to participate in Rockets games the rest of the season. House has denied the accusations.

This is not the first time a professional sports player has been cut for violating health regulations. The Seattle Seahawks cut rookie cornerback Kemah Siverand last month, after surveillance video showed him trying to sneak a woman into the team’s hotel during training camp. The NFL network says the woman wore Seahawks gear to disguise herself as a player.

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