Danuel House Jr. of Houston Rockets left the NBA campus in Orlando soon after being booted from the bubble. The player violated safety protocols, the league announced on Friday, September 11.
Danuel House Jr. will not play for Houston Rockets this season
NBA reported that Danuel House Jr. allowed an unauthorized guest to his hotel room for several hours on September 8. Thus, Mr. House left the NBA campus and is not going to participate in the Houston Rockets team in the additional games of the season; the league released a statement that records his dismissal.
ESPN had sources tell them that House was denied playing in this season why violating rules. None of the other staff members were seen around the guest or involved in such an incident. The league clarified this while ensuring that all other players will be on track.
Danuel House Jr. is the sixth man of the Houston Rockets. He has averaged with 11.4 points and 5.8 rebounds through the nine playoff games in the NBA bubble. The event has been held at the Walt Disney World Resort with full safety measures for all.
House was a late selection for the Game 3 against the Lakers on Tuesday and did not play on Thursday. However, Mike D’Antoni, the coach of Houston Rockets, referred to the House as one of the most underrated two-way team players.
As of now, the Houston Rockets have lost the last three games and have 3-1 for the best-of-seven series. Game 5 has been scheduled for Saturday, but it will not include House.
Sports around the coronavirus pandemic has been extremely difficult for all players and people associated. The leagues try their best to maintain safety for all, so the safety measures are essential to follow. Anyone not abiding by them has to leave or pay a penalty.