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Nuggets-Pistons game postponed due to contact tracing

Nuggets-Pistons game postponed due to contact tracing
Posted at 10:49 PM, Feb 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-02 00:49:42-05

DENVER — On Monday, the Denver Nuggets-Detroit Pistons game was postponed minutes before its scheduled 9 p.m. ET tip at Ball Arena due to contact tracing within the Pistons, the NBA announced.

Detroit returned a positive/inconclusive coronavirus test on a player, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Monday's game was set to mark the return of two former Nuggets -- Jerami Grant and Mason Plumlee.

This is the 23rd game postponed due to COVID-19 this NBA season, the first the Nuggets this year.

Denver will the Lakers on the road on Thursday.