NBA postpones Thunder-Rockets game because of Covid-19 and fines James Harden $50,000

    In addition to announcing the postponement of Wednesday's game between the Thunder and Rockets because of Covid-19, the NBA said Rockets star James Harden is "unavailable" due to a violation of the health and safety protocols.

    (CNN)On the second day of the new NBA season, a game has been postponed due to Covid-19 -- and a league star got hit with a fine for violating protocol.

    The NBA announced Wednesday that the game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston has been postponed in accordance with the league's health and safety protocols.
    Additionally, the league said Rockets star James Harden was unavailable to play in the game against the Thunder due to a violation of the health and safety protocols.
      The league subsequently announced Wednesday that Harden has been fined $50,000, saying the Rockets gua