Wizards coach Wes Unseld Jr. enters the NBA health and safety protocols

Washington Wizards coach Wes Unseld Jr. entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols on Friday.

Assistant Coach Pat Delany will assume acting head coaching duties beginning with Saturday’s game against Portland.

Unseld, Jr., 46, is in his first season as the Wizards’ head coach.

Washington is 22-20 this season, sitting third in the Eastern Conference’s Southeast Division.