Washington Wizards star Bradley Beal in health and safety protocols

Washington Wizards star Bradley Beal missed Thursday's 124-117 win over the New York Knicks because of health and safety protocols.

Beal, 28, joined fellow starter Kentavious Caldwell-Pope in the protocols.

Beal, who missed out on the chance to play in the Olympics last year after testing positive for COVID-19, said before this season he was unvaccinated.

The All-Star guard is averaging 23.3 points, 4.9 rebounds and 5.9 assists for the Wizards this season.