Richaun Holmes’ mom scolds him for breaking NBA bubble
Richaun Holmes was forced into a 10-day quarantine after crossing the NBA campus line in Orlando to pick up some goods from a food delivery service. Despite the punishment from the league, the Sacramento Kings center might have to answer to his mother first, as she didn’t mind publicly scolding him on the mean streets of Twitter for everyone to see.
Dr. Lydecia Holmes was funny and graceful about it, knowing her son would have to do a week’s worth of waiting before he can rejoin his teammates in practice:
— Dr. Lydecia Holmes (@DrLydecia) July 13, 2020
Way to talk up your own cooking, ma’am! That’s the way to do it. Sign me up for a Holmes family meal when this is all over.
The Kings big man was the second player to get scolded by the NBA after Houston Rockets newcomer Bruno Caboclo was hit with an eight-day extension of his quarantine for breaking it during the initial two-day isolation process. Rockets star Russell Westbrook revealed he tested positive for the novel coronavirus by posting a message on his social media accounts on Monday.
Gary Harris, Michael Porter Jr. and Torrey Craig of the Denver Nuggets have also been kept from traveling to Orlando due to COVID-19 concerns.
There are likely to be slip-ups here and there as NBA players try to figure out how stringent regulations are in this bubble, but it will start getting costly for them once the NBA season restarts, as it could cost them gameday checks after July 30.