LOS ANGELES (AFP) – The NBA said Thursday play-ers who do not comply with local COVID-19 vaccination mandates will be docked pay for games they are forced to miss because of their status.
The policy means players with teams based in San Francisco and New York – where local regulations require full vaccination for indoor events – must get vaccinated or else risk seeing their pay effectively cut in half.
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