Andrew Wiggins cleared to play on Tuesday

Anthony Slater: Andrew Wiggins is cleared from health and safety protocols and not listed on the Warriors’ injury report tomorrow against the Nuggets. Jordan Poole remains out. Wiggins quarantined in the Bay Area.
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Twitter @anthonyVslater

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Connor Letourneau @Con_Chron
Andrew Wiggins is out of health and safety protocols, and he appears available tomorrow vs. Denver. Jordan Poole is listed as out. – 8:46 PM

Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater
Andrew Wiggins is cleared from health and safety protocols and not listed on the Warriors’ injury report tomorrow against the Nuggets. Jordan Poole remains out. Wiggins quarantined in the Bay Area. – 8:44 PM

Monte Poole @MontePooleNBCS
From Warriors, the last team to post an injury report for tomorrow: Jordan Poole remains on the list (protocols) as ‘out,’ but Andrew Wiggins is not on the list – 8:39 PM

Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Aaron Wiggins (health and safety protocols) has been upgraded to available.
Four Thunder players still in protocols:
– Bazley
– Mann
– Robinson-Earl
– Pokusevski – 4:59 PM

Nate Duncan @NateDuncanNBA
The pattern of guys getting a chance due to COVID protocols, playing extremely well, and then immediately entering the protocols themselves continues with Aaron Wiggins in OKC. – 4:35 PM

Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Injury report: Thunder at Kings
Thunder: OUT – Darius Bazley (H&S protocols); Vit Krejci (G League); Tre Mann (H&S protocols); Aleksej Pokusevski (H&S protocols); Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (H&S protocols); Aaron Wiggins (H&S protocols).
Kings: Not yet submitted. – 4:12 PM

Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
Poku, Jeremiah Robinson-Earl and Aaron Wiggins join Darius Bazley and Tre Mann in Covid protocols.
5 rotation players.
Bummer as Wiggins is coming off a career game, Baze been playing his best ball all year, Mann was breaking out and Poku & JRE have been playing well. – 3:52 PM

Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
The #Thunder first injury report for tomorrow vs #Kings:
Darius Bazley, Tre Mann, Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, Aaron Wiggins, and Aleksej Pokusevski are all out due to Health and Safety protocols, Vit Krejci is still listed as OUT due to G-League assignment for now. – 3:41 PM

Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
Oklahoma City’s Aleksej Pokusevski, Jeremiah Robinson-Earl and Aaron Wiggins have entered the league’s Covid protocols, team says. – 3:38 PM

Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
New Locked on #Thunder Podcast:
🏀 Aaron Wiggins breaks out
🏀 Josh Giddey makes history
🏀 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is playing at an All-Star Level
🏀 JRE’s flashes
🏀 Credit to Theo Maledon
#ThunderUp: https://t.co/mMkaoVLwqq pic.twitter.com/CQbK0xUO1y2:35 PM

Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
SGA on Aaron Wiggins: “I knew from Day 1 that Wiggs could hoop. He’s got game.” pic.twitter.com/fZQXlrOetJ10:13 PM

Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander on Aaron Wiggins going to the G-League “I knew from day one that Wigs could hoop. I think him going to the G, just helped his confidence.” – 10:13 PM

Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Aaron Wiggins said “it’s about always being ready” when asked about the next man up mentality “as a team, you have to play together and find ways to do what it takes to win.” – 10:08 PM

Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Aaron Wiggins says Josh Giddey is “really good, regardless of his scoring he is really contributing. It’s crazy to think he is only [a teenager], he is going to be really good.” – 10:06 PM

Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
Aaron Wiggins on his big night: “It was really fun. My guys found me in open spots.”
Wiggins’ 24 points is the 2nd most of any of the 30 2nd round rookies this season. pic.twitter.com/Cvb3RP4wIJ10:05 PM

Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Aaron Wiggins “I just try to take everything I go through and learn from it.” – 10:04 PM

Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Aaron Wiggins “it was fun for me. Being out there, I was trying to find open windows…[Josh] Giddey was amazing he found me a couple different times.” Mention’s he is happy with the win of course – 10:04 PM

Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Aaron Wiggins scored 24 points on 8-of-10 shooting tonight, which is the second-most points scored by a 2021 second-round draft pick. Per Thunder PR – 9:55 PM

Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Mark Daigneault on Aaron Wiggins “His blue stint was really good in terms of tapping back into how to be aggressive on offense within the flow of what we are doing.” – 9:52 PM

Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
OKC rookies tonight:
Aaron Wiggins: 24 points on 8-10 shooting
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl: 15 points/7 rebounds/3 3s
Josh Giddey: 10 assists/10 rebound double double – 9:31 PM

Royce Young @royceyoung
Aaron Wiggins and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl are looking like two major wins in the second round for the Thunder. Career-high 24 for Wiggins tonight and JRE with another quality game (15 points, 7 rebounds). JRE was taken 32nd overall, Wiggins 55th. – 9:29 PM

Christian Clark @cclark_13
Sometimes you win, sometimes you get lit up by Aaron Wiggins. – 9:23 PM

Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
Aaron Wiggins needs a full NBA contract before the first day of 2022. – 9:15 PM

Brandon Rahbar @BrandonRahbar
Aaron Wiggins, 5 spots from being undrafted, is the first rookie to score 20 points for the Thunder this season. – 9:12 PM

Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Aaron Wiggins. Ice in his veins. – 9:10 PM

More on this storyline

Andrew Greif: Ty Lue said Marcus Morris Sr. will have a minutes restriction in his return from covid protocols vs. Brooklyn. -via Twitter @AndrewGreif / December 27, 2021

Callie Caplan: Jason Kidd said 6 Mavs, including Luka, are still in COVID-19 protocol. But Reggie Bullock “is getting close to clearance” and plans to join team in Sacramento this week. Bullock was the first Mavs player to test positive in this outbreak, Dec. 18. -via Twitter @CallieCaplan / December 27, 2021

Sean Highkin: Scott Brooks on the three G League call-ups on the team: “We’d all like this [covid] to be behind us, but one silver lining is these guys get to live out their dreams and put on an NBA jersey for the first time.” -via Twitter @highkin / December 27, 2021