Former Ute Kyle Kuzma enters health protocols, OUT for Jazz / Wizards game
Washington Wizards’ Kyle Kuzma # 33 celebrates after the Wizards defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 105-100 at Capital One Arena on November 15, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr / Getty Images)
(Photo by Rob Carr / Getty Images)
SALT LAKE CITY –Former Utah Utes and current Washington Wizards forward Kyle Kuzma has entered NBA health and safety protocols and is listed as “OUT” against the Utah Jazz.
The Wizards are expected to host the Jazz on Saturday, December 11.
“Kyle Kuzma (health and safety protocols) came out tonight against Utah,” the Wizards tweeted six and a half hours before the denunciation.
Kuzma is in the middle of his fifth season in the NBA.
After his stint at the University of Utah, Kuzma was originally selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft.
This season, Kuzma is averaging 13.4 points, 8.3 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 32.8 minutes per game.
During his 302-game career, Kuzma recorded 15.1 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game.
The Wizards enter the game with the Jazz having a 15-11 record, including 8-3 at home.
Jazz are 18-7 this season, including a 9-3 record away from Vivint Arena.
Utah’s game against Washington will be broadcast on AT&T SportsNet, NBA League Pass and The Zone Sports Network.