The Brooklyn Nets have barred Kyrie Irving from playing and practicing with the team due to his ineligibility as an unvaccinated player. The team announced the decision in a statement today:
Nets GM Sean Marks statement on Brooklyn's decision to sit Kyrie Irving until he fulfills NYC vaccination rules: pic.twitter.com/4LBIQXt7al— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 12, 2021
Irving is not allowed to play in Nets' home games due to a New York City mandate. It is unclear if the superstar guard plans to get the COVID-19 vaccine.