Initially scheduled for Jan. 17, the Warriors will now play on the Jazz on Feb. 15 at 9 p.m. ET. Golden State’s different sport, a house contest versus the Mavericks initially scheduled for Jan. 19, has been rescheduled to April 2 at 10 p.m. ET.
To accommodate for these schedule modifications, the league moved two different video games round. The Hawks had been initially going to play on the Mavericks on April 5, nevertheless it has been moved to April 4 at 8:30 p.m. ET. The Warriors and Mavericks sport that had been set for April 2 has additionally been rescheduled to April 5 at 8:30 p.m. ET.
On Monday, when the Warriors returned to practice, head coach Steve Kerr stated the workforce had been too devastated to play within the speedy aftermath of Milojevic struggling a coronary heart assault at a workforce dinner final Tuesday.
“It’s the saddest factor I’ve ever been part of within the NBA,” Kerr said. “… The final 5 days have been stuffed with the shock. The emotion, the acute outpouring of affection from all around the world.”
Counseling has been supplied to the gamers and workers, significantly to those that witnessed the occasion.
Milojevic, 46, was beloved in his native Serbia and all through the NBA. The Warriors will put on a “DM” patch for the remainder of the season to honor Milojevic. The workforce additionally paid tribute to Milojevic with a ceremony earlier than Wednesday’s sport, the workforce’s first for the reason that incident (video link from Kendra Andrews of ESPN).