Kyrie Irving insists he’s not retiring. Irving, who is unvaccinated, defended his decision on Instagram Live.
Irving stated that it is not about being anti vax or about being one or the other. It’s simply about being true and doing what feels right for me.
Irving’s remarks came after the Brooklyn Nets announced that their star guard would no longer be allowed to practice or play with the team until he has received the COVID-19 vaccination.
Irving criticized New York’s vaccine mandate and said that no one should be forced to take any action with their bodies.
Irving stated, “If you decide to get the vaccine I support you.” Irving said, “If you decide to get the vaccine, I support your decision.”
Irving didn’t answer whether he would ever get the vaccine. He said that he still had concerns.
He said, “I’m still uncertain over a lot of stuff, and that’s okay.” “You know what? If I’m going be demonized because I have more questions and take my time to make a decision with the rest of my life, that’s okay.
ESPN reportsIrving could lose $17million if he does not attend every game this season.