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Sports Report: Heat's Nunn leaves bubble for personal reasons

02:46  08 august  2020
02:46  08 august  2020 Source:   thescore.com

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Miami Heat guard Kendrick Nunn has left the bubble due to personal reasons, according to Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

The 25-year-old's absence reportedly isn't COVID-19 related. He's expected to return this weekend and should be available for the Heat's first playoff game, according to Ethan J. Skolnick of the Five Reasons Sports Network.

Nunn was a late-season signing in 2019, and he earned a spot in the club's starting five after a strong summer league and training camp. He ranks fourth in team scoring at 15.2 points per contest and is shooting 35.6% from distance.

Clippers' Williams leaves bubble for personal reasons

  Clippers' Williams leaves bubble for personal reasons Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers said Friday that veteran guard Lou Williams has left the Orlando bubble for personal reasons, according to ClutchPoints' Tomer Azarly. Williams, 33, is expected to return soon, a source told Andrew Greif of the Los Angeles Times. Lou Williams just posted this on his IG story pic.twitter.com/1VOG2M7brw — Jovan Buha (@jovanbuha) July 24, 2020 Rivers also confirmed that forward Montrezl Harrell and guard Patrick Beverley are not with the team as they each tend to personal matters. "I think we all knew that we could start the league.

Williamson originally left the bubble on July 16 and returned eight days later — and a potential four-day waiting The 33-year-old L.A. hooper reportedly left the Disney campus this week due to “excused personal reasons ” … but is Ira Winderman: Nunn confirms he and Adebayo both had COVID-19

Williamson, who initially left the bubble in Orlando, Florida, on The whole thing seemed pretty normal — considering several players have left the bubble for a number of reasons in the past few weeks — until the Ira Winderman: Kendrick Nunn on having been ill and sidelined, “My health comes first.

Miami is already missing a pair of key contributors due to injury. Star forward Jimmy Butler will miss his third consecutive game on Saturday when the Heat play the Phoenix Suns, while guard Goran Dragic is questionable.

The Heat are 43-26 and sit one game up on the Indiana Pacers for the Eastern Conference's No. 4 seed.

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Conley leaves bubble for son's birth, reportedly likely to miss 3 games .
Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley has left the bubble to be with his wife in Columbus for the birth of their son, the team announced Sunday. Utah begins its first-round series against the Denver Nuggets on Monday, and Conley will likely miss the opening three contests, according to ESPN's Tim Bontemps. The 12-year veteran plans to return to Orlando at some point during the postseason, a source told ESPN's Eric Woodyard. The 32-year-old was acquiredUtah begins its first-round series against the Denver Nuggets on Monday, and Conley will likely miss the opening three contests, according to ESPN's Tim Bontemps.

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