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Kristaps Porzingis sits out Sunday scrimmage after forgetting to get tested for COVID-19 on Saturday

Mavericks Coach Rick Carlisle said on Sunday that Porzingis was getting re-tested and that he expects him to rejoin the team on Monday.
Credit: AP
Dallas Mavericks' Kristaps Porzingis (6) dunks against Philadelphia 76ers'Joel Embiid, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis was not on the court for Dallas on Sunday after missing his daily COVID-19 test on Saturday.

The 24-year-old forgot to go to his designated site for his daily test on Saturday, and in turn must quarantine until another one of his tests comes back negative. Porzingis missed Dallas’ Sunday afternoon scrimmage against the Indiana Pacers.

Mavericks Coach Rick Carlisle said on Sunday that Porzingis was getting re-tested and that he expects him to rejoin the team on Monday.

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