Marc, Garuba and Abalde, in semi-isolation until day 4

They are close contact with a postive who was on the Dallas-Tokyo flight. They are in individual rooms but they can train and compete. All three vaccinated.


Three players of the Spanish basketball team, Marc Gasol, Usman Garuba, and Alberto Abalde, are in semi-isolation regime because they are close contact of a positive for COVID-19 who was on the Dallas-Tokyo flight that transferred Scariolo's players to Japan to begin their participation in the Olympic Games. This situation will last until next Wednesday, August 4, one day after the scheduled date for the quarterfinals, on Tuesday. 3.

The three players, according to the latest update of the organization's Playbook, can train and compete. Of course, they must stay in individual rooms. The players have been performing the relevant PCR tests and have tested negative. In addition, Garuba, Abalde and Marc Gasol are vaccinated. For the moment, and beyond the discomfort that being semi-isolated in rooms supposes for the players, the National Team tries to work normally and prepare for the game against Slovenia.

The positive they were close to was not part of the expedition of the Spanish National Team, which had already passed a daily PCR at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas with negative results.

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