Hornets' Miles Bridges, Cody Martin, PJ Washington enter Health and Safety Protocols

Published December 27, 2021, 10:00 AMNBA.com News Services

All 3 forwards will miss Tuesday's (PHT) game against the Rockets.

Hornets forwards Miles Bridges (left) and PJ Washington will be sidelined due to COVID-19 protocols.

Charlotte Hornets forwards Miles Bridges, Cody Martin and PJ Washington have entered the NBA’s Health and Safety Protocols, the team announced on Monday (PHT).

The NBA’s Health and Safety Protocols require players to be sidelined at least 10 days or record two negative tests in a 24-hour period before they can resume basketball activities.

Bridges, a first-round pick in the 2018 Draft, is having a career-best season with the Hornets, averaging 19.7 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.7 assists. Bridges, along with teammate LaMelo Ball, are emerging as some of the league’s top young stars this season.

First and second-round picks in 2019, respectively, Washington is averaging 10.9 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists while Martin is seeing averages of 9.4 points, 4.4 rebounds 2.7 assists.