With men’s tennis star Novak DjokovicBrooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving is one of the most notable and outspoken superstar athletes when it comes to a COVID-19 vaccine. Still unvaccinated, the seven-time All-Star player missed several home games last season due to restrictions on the unvaccinated in New York City, although that has changed. change in March.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced last week that he would be removing the private company’s COVID-19 vaccine requirements as of Nov. 1, however, the vaccination requirements coronavirus for city employees is still in effect to date, which has caused sharp criticism from Irving.
In a dramatic season in Brooklyn, there’s not just one transaction request (and cancel) from Kevin Durant, but also a close move by “Uncle Drew”. In the end, both star players are run it back with the organization, but neither of them got their contracts renewed this summer.
Irving is playing with a $37 million option, after his vaccination status hindered a possible long-term deal.