Knicks' RJ Barrett enters NBA's Health and Safety Protocols

Published December 13, 2021, 7:00 AMNBA.com News Services

The former No. 3 overall pick has been ruled out for Monday's (PHT) game against Milwaukee.

RJ Barrett is averaging 15.1 points over 25 games with New York this season.

New York Knicks forward RJ Barrett has entered the NBA’s Health and Safety Protocols, the team announced. Barrett is out against the Milwaukee Bucks today.

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.

The former No. 3 overall pick is averaging 15.1 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists over 25 games this season.

The Knicks (12-14) are currently the 12th seed in the Eastern Conference standings.