NBA star who refused Covid-19 vaccine allowed back in team

NBA star who refused Covid-19 vaccine allowed back in team

In a U-turn, the Brooklyn Nets announced that star player Kyrie Irving would be allowed to rejoin the team, months after he was banned from playing and practicing over his refusal to get vaccinated against Covid-19.

Brooklyn Nets General Manager Sean Marks announced on Friday that “after discussions with our coaches, players and staff, the organization has decided to have Kyrie Irving re-join the team for games and practices in which he is eligible to participate.”

“We arrived at this decision with the full support of our players and after careful consideration of our current circumstances, including players missing games due to injuries and health and safety protocols,” Marks explained, adding that Irving would make the Nets “a better team” and more balanced.

We look forward to Kyrie’s return to the lineup, as well as getting our entire roster back together on the court

Irving will still not be able…

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