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NBA Star Kyrie Irving Reveals He Left Around $100M On The Table Due To His Decision To Remain Unvaccinated

In 2020, COVID-19 hit the block and stayed a while to let the people know it was here for the long haul. And while much of the world attempted to move forward as if the viral infection didn’t exist, its impact is still felt by people everywhere. From the uptick in remote work to the choices around vaccination, decisions based on the pandemic are real, and NBA star Kyrie Irving is a living testament. As the league decided how to implement its COVID-19 protocols, a decision from the NBA Player’s Association ruled that the NBA could not make the vaccine mandatory for players. However, staff and players must adhere to state laws and protocols associated with the pandemic. And since Kyrie Irving is a member of the Brooklyn Nets franchise and opposed to the vaccination, New York state protocols determined he was ineligible to play. According to CBS Sports, any player that decided to go against their local protocols would not play in home games and not be paid for any games missed. “Any...

Josh Rodgers

Sep 28, 2022