Giddey in NBA well being and basic safety protocols

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Australian rookie Josh Giddey has been extra to the NBA’s health and fitness and security protocols.

Giddey will become the fifth player on the team in the protocols, signing up for fellow guard Tre Mann, forwards Darius Bazley and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl and centre Aleksej Pokusevski.

Giddey is averaging 10.8 details to go alongside with workforce-main totals in rebounds (7.1) and helps (6.1) in 30 game titles (all starts) this season.

On Sunday night, Giddey produced a most uncommon double-double as he assisted Oklahoma Thunder to a 117-112 property get in excess of the New Orleans Pelicans.

Giddey did not score a solitary point but had 10 helps and 10 rebounds when Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 31 points and rookie Aaron Wiggins added a profession-superior 24.

It marked only the next time in NBA historical past – and 1st time in 50 years – that a participant posted a double-double without the need of scoring.

The 19-yr-old was picked by Oklahoma City with the sixth over-all choose of the 2021 NBA Draft.

The Thunder start out a two-game road journey on Tuesday towards the Sacramento Kings.

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