The match that Barcelona and Baxi Manresa had to play this Sunday at the Palau Blaugrana , corresponding to the 14th day of the Endesa League, has been postponed due to the outbreak of covid that appeared in the Manresa box. Six members of their squad have tested positive in PCR tests on their players and coaching staff after a positive was detected on Thursday.
The Baxi Manresa was made available to both the Catalan health service, CatSalut, and the Association of Clubs (ACB). The Endesa League has made the suspension of the match official and has announced that it will be held on January 4, 2022 at 9:00 p.m.
On Thursday, in Athens, a few hours before the game between Barcelona and Panathinaikos, it was learned that the American forward Nigel Hayes-Davis had tested positive for the covid . The player had to confine himself as the protocol indicates and could not play the game that Barça won by 82-85.
ACB had already postponed some games this season due to positive cases for Covid-19. One of them was that of matchday 11 between the Breogán River and the Joventut. Three players from the Galician team tested positive and the match was postponed to December 30.
Last week, the ACB also postponed the match that Valencia and Monbus Obradoiro should play due to another covid outbreak. The match corresponding to matchday 13 will be held on December 23.
Last Tuesday, Real Madrid reported that their coach Pablo Laso and point guard Thomas Heurtel tested positive for COVID. A day later, Joventut announced that a component of its squad had tested positive. Following the protocols, all the members of the Badalonese team were subjected to new tests that gave negative results.
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