kKyrie Irving said he was “being true to what feels good” by choosing not to get vaccinated, after the Brooklyn Nets decided he will not be allowed to train or play with them until he complies with New York City’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate.
The rules require proof of at least one shot of the vaccine to enter large indoor spaces. The NBA has said players who are unable to compete due to local mandates will miss out on pay.
“It is not about being anti-vax or about being on one side or the other. It is just really about being true to what feels good for me,” the 29-year-old guard said on Instagram on Wednesday.
“If I am going to be demonised for having more questions and taking my time to make a decision with my life, that is just what it is. I know the consequences of the decisions that I make with my life. I am not here to sugarcoat any of that.
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