Wizards G Bradley Beal, who was placed under USA Basketball’s health and safety protocols Wednesday, will remain in health and safety protocols and will be unable to participate in the July 23-August 8 Tokyo Olympic Games, USA Basketball announced on Thursday.
According to USA Basketball, a roster replacement will be named at a later time.
Also, on Thursday, it was announced that Detroit’s Jerami Grant had been placed under USA Basketball’s health and safety protocols. According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Grant has not tested positive for coronavirus.
Team USA, who is 1-2 in exhibition play, will continue their exhibition games on Friday when they battle Australia.
Beal was named to the U.S. Olympic Men’ Basketball Team on June 28 and participated in the USA Basketball National Team’s training camp and exhibition games in Las Vegas. Starting in the USA’s first three USA exhibition games, Beal averaged 10.3 points and 4.3 rebounds while playing 29.0 minutes a game.