Danuel House under investigation for allowing unapproved guest in room


While the Houston Rockets are in a bit of hot water after dropping Game 3 to the Los Angeles Lakers, things aren't looking too good for them after forward Danuel House allegedly allowed a COVID-19 testing official into his hotel room, Yahoo! NBA Insider Chris Haynes reported Thursday morning.

Each player can have up to four guests per room and are allowed to invite one guest and a young child (32 inches or shorter) to watch games in person. If House has violated that allowance, it's fair to say the COVID-19 testing official wasn't on the list of applicable guests.

House maintains his innocence, sources told Haynes, and a decision from the league is expected before Game 4 on Thursday. House was a healthy scratch from Game 3 Tuesday, alongside Tyson Chandler.

House, 27, has averaged 11.4 points while shooting 36% from 3-point range in nine playoff games in the NBA’s Disney bubble. House, who went undrafted out of Texas A&M, agreed to a two-year deal with Wizards back in 2016 after a successful Summer League stint. He only played one minute with the squad back then.