NBA will pay unvaccinated players forced to miss games due to local COVID-19 mandates, according to a report from ESPN.
New York City, Brooklyn and San Francisco have vaccine requirements for indoor locations.
This means that players of the Nets, Warriors and Knicks must be vaccinated in order to play at home.
The Knicks He assured that all his players were fully vaccinated.
Andrew Wiggins, who plays for the Warriors, was refused a religious exemption and said his “backs against the wall”.
ESPN reported that Nets’ star Kyrie Irving didn’t attend the team’s media day because he was vaccinated.
However, the president of the National Basketball Players Association tweeted that 90% of the players in the NBA are vaccinated.
The competition provisionally released on Tuesday health and safety protocols, which do not contain a vaccine mandate.
Unvaccinated participants cannot eat together in the same place as vaccinated. They will be required to wear masks indoors as well as practice social distancing. Players who are not vaccinated are not permitted to enter “risky” places, such as bars and clubs.