Kyrie Irving His position on the vaccine is clear, but it will still keep him away from playing for the Brooklyn Nets for the future.
According to a report from Athletics Shams CharaniaIrving, who is already absent from his team’s pre-season activities, said he was not opposed to the vaccine himself, but had a wider influence on the workplace order, a source said. “Kiri wants to be a voice for the voiceless.”
“This is a position that Irving has explained to his teammates,” Charnia said in the report. “To him, it’s a bigger fight than a court battle and challenging Irving’s control over society and people’s livelihoods, according to Irving’s knowledgeable source of mentality. It’s a decision he believes he can make in his current life.”
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Previous reports indicated that Irving would only be eligible to play street games under New York City guidelines. Net GM Shawn MarxHowever, a statement on Wednesday (October 1) confirmed that their team’s Star Point Guard will not be able to practice or play with the team until they are “fully eligible to participate”.
“Given the evolving nature of the situation and after thorough discussions, we have decided that Kiri Irving will not play or practice with the team until he qualifies to be a full participant,” the statement said. We respect his personal choice. Currently the choice limits his ability to be a full-time member of the team, and we will not allow any member of our team to participate with part-time availability. “
The net firmly placed the ball on Irving’s court in an announcement on Wednesday. Last week, the Brooklyn practice facility was designated by the city as a private facility, meaning Irving could practice with the team. However, Marx’s statement now invalidates any classification of the city.