Pistons’ Christian Wood frustrated his name leaked after testing positive for coronavirus

Marcus Smart tested positive for the coronavirus, he chose to go to the public and serve as an example. Kevin Durant did the same thing, both men identified themselves. “data-reactid =” 19 “> When Boston’s Marcus Smart tested positive for the coronavirus, he chose to go public and serve as an example, Kevin Durant did the same thing, both men identified themselves.

Christian Wood not. “data-reactid =” 20 “> Christian Wood doesn’t.

Lakers – should have been protected by HIPAA from disclosing its name. It did it anyway. Wood is not happy with that, Piston coach Dwane Casey told ESPN’s Jackie McMullin. “data-reactid =” 21 “> Pistons’ promising big man tested positive, but – like three Nets players and two Lakers – should have been protected by HIPAA from getting his name known. is not happy with that, Piston coach Dwane Casey told ESPN’s Jackie McMullin.

When the Pistons discovered that Wood had tested positive for the coronavirus, they were thoroughly informed by the hospital of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) laws, which protect patient privacy.

“That’s why we were so baffled when it leaked,” Casey said of a report in The Athletic. Christian was upset about his name being made public. He did not release it. And worst of all, it came out before Christian even got a chance to tell his mom.

“I was very unhappy with that. I said to our employees, “This is unprofessional. This cannot happen anymore. “It was so unfair to our player.”

since cleared and fully recovered from the disease (he showed few symptoms anyway). “data-reactid =” 24 “> It was unfair to Wood, who had an outbreak season and did not want his name to be known as positive everywhere. since cleared and fully recovered from the disease (he showed few symptoms anyway).

Wood struggled to find his footing in the NBA after playing in five teams in four years but having a breakout year in Detroit. Wood averages 13.1 points and 6.5 rebounds per game, shooting 38.6 percent of the three and blocking almost one shot per night. Wood has a few teams that are expected to bet on him off-season and give him a healthy pay raise with his current minimum wage.

Therefore, he may not want his name to be positive. However, that shouldn’t (and won’t) count against him when we have an NBA out of season.

Christian Wood of Pistons was frustrated that his name was leaked after he tested positive for coronavirus originally appeared on NBCSports.com“data-reactid =” 27 “>Christian Wood of Pistons was frustrated that his name was leaked after he tested positive for coronavirus originally appeared on NBCSports.com

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