The National Basketball League will reportedly not mandate that players receive a COVID-19 vaccine shot.
An official announcement is expected to be made this week.
According to ESPN, the National Basketball Players Association allegedly wouldn’t budge on its stance that players get mandatory shots.
The Athletic’s Shams Charania According to reports, the league won’t test fully vaccinated athletes regularly.
According to the New York Times, nearly 85% of the league’s players are vaccinatedThis is the official website.
The news comes a few weeks after the league announced that anyone who comes into close contact with players, including coaches and referees, will have to be fully vaccinated, CBS News reported.