The Miami Heat have eliminated their vaccination-only sections at AmericanAirlines Arena, no longer utilizing vaccination passports as a seating option, the South Florida Sun Sentinel has confirmed with the team. The program had been in place for games beginning April 1, the day before an order from Governor Ron DeSantis prohibiting governments, businesses and public venues from demanding proof of Covid-19 vaccination from individuals.
May 11, 2021 | 7:38 pm EDT Update
Eric Walden: Donovan Mitchell has been ruled out of the Utah Jazz’s final 3 regular season games and will not travel with the team for its road trip. He’ll be re-evaluated prior to the playoffs.
Josh Robbins: Chuma Okeke (sprained ankle) will not play again this season, Steve Clifford said. Okeke suffered his ankle sprain on April 28. Other than that injury, it’s been an encouraging rookie season for Okeke individually.
Shams Charania: Sources: 2021 NBA Draft Combine is scheduled to take place in person June 21-27 in Chicago at Wintrust Arena and Marriott Marquis, consisting of team interview sessions, five-on-five games, shooting drills, measurements, strength/agility testing, halfcourt drills and medicals.
Shams Charania: There was no in person 2020 Draft Combine due to coronavirus pandemic, but it is back on schedule this year. Ten team personnel members per organization are able to attend on-court portion — consistent with 2019 Combine — and six total for in-person interviews with prospects.