Nets' Dinwiddie to miss rest of NBA season after positive COVID-19 test

Dinwiddie scores 30, leads Nets over Knicks 103-101
Posted at 4:00 PM, Jul 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-07 16:01:14-04

BROOKLYN — Wizards leading scorer Bradley Beal and Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie won’t take part in the restart of the NBA season.

Beal is out because of a right rotator cuff injury.

Dinwiddie announced that he is still testing positive for coronavirus and won't participate.

Washington, Orlando and Brooklyn are the three teams left in the race for the final two Eastern Conference playoff spots. If the Wizards finish within four games of whichever club finishes eighth, then two games will be played to determine the No. 8 seed.

But with Beal and Davis Bertans out, a Wizards team that has been without John Wall all season will have to replace more than 40 points a game if it is to somehow get into that postseason mix.