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3 Dallas Mavericks players out for Saturday's game after one tests positive for COVID-19, NBA says

The Mavericks found out about this positive test result Friday before the team's flight from Denver back to Dallas, according to the Athletic.
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Guards Jalen Brunson, Josh Richardson and forward Dorian Finney-Smith are all out for Saturday's game due to health and safety protocols, according to the NBA's injury report. 

One of the players tested positive for COVID-19, according to Shams Charania from The Athletic

Mark Cuban confirmed this report with WFAA.

The Mavericks found out about this positive test result Friday before the team's flight from Denver back to Dallas, according to Charania.

The team has not confirmed which player tested positive but says two of the players are expected to isolate for seven days due to contact tracing, Charania says. The two Mavericks players who were exposed tested negative. 

All three players stayed in Denver.

The Mavericks were traveling home after Thursday night’s victory versus the Nuggets Nuggets. The team's next game is at home on Saturday against the Orlando Magic.