Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons May Sit All-Star Game Due To Contact Tracing

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Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons may be ruled ineligible to play in the All-Star Game due to contact tracing to an individual who tested positive for COVID-19.

The exposure occurred with the personal barber of Embiid and Simmons who had a positive test result and is awaiting another test.

Embiid and Simmons have not been in contact with other people in Atlanta due to league’s quarantine.

Embiid is the starting center for Team Durant while Simmons is a reserve on Team LeBron.