LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Houston Rockets Reserve Danuel House Jr. is under investigation by the league for allegedly allowing a female COVID-19 testing officer into his hotel room, and his position as the Lakers for the remaining Western semifinals against Los Angeles is in question , Sources told Yahoo Sports.
House maintains its innocence, sources said, and a decision is expected from the league before Game 4 on Thursday.
Veteran center Tyson Chandler & House was ruled out of Game 3 on Tuesday for “personal reasons”.
The opposing teams are closely monitoring how the league handles the situation.
The Rockets are the only surviving team at Walt Disney World’s Grand Floridian Resort, where the team undergoes their daily trials.
House is averaging 11.4 points and 36 percent from 3-point range in nine playoff games in the NBA’s Disney Bubble. The Lakers lead a 2–1 series.
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