Team USA Basketball and Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal will miss the 2020 Tokyo Olympics due to health and safety protocols, USA Basketball announced Thursday.
Beal, 28, was placed in protocols on Wednesday afternoon, according to the team’s statement.
Jerami Grant, a forward for Team USA, was also placed under USA Basketball’s health and safety protocols on Thursday afternoon. The team said they did so “out of an abundance of caution” and did not provide further details on Grant’s status for the Tokyo games.
The national team begins the Olympic play against France on Sunday, July 25.