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“Kyrie wants to be a voice for the voiceless,” Source Claims Irving Is Not Against COVID Vaccine But People Losing Their Jobs Due To Mandates

“Kyrie wants to be a voice for the voiceless,” Source Claims Irving Is Not Against COVID Vaccine But People Losing Their Jobs Due To Mandates

A person privy to the developments has revealed that Kyrie Irving is distraught with the COVID vaccine mandates in the country 

Refusing to budge from his stance of not getting the COVID-19 vaccine has finally cost Kyrie Irving. Miffed with the ever continuing controversy with their player, Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday issued a statement, one where the team’s GM talked about how Irving wouldn’t be allowed to participate with the side as a part time player.

Kyrie Irving Said To Be Irked With COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates In The US

The club’s ruling sees Irving completely sidelined from the Nets setup till he gets his COVID vaccine. Irving will not be a part of either the team’s preseason or NBA 2022 season modus operandi till he adheres to the league’s guidelines and gets himself inoculated with the vaccine.

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In the midst of the massive setback, a source has gone onto claim that Irving isn’t anti-vaxx as is being widely envisaged but is rather against the COVID-19 guidelines in the country. According to The Athletic, the source has gone onto claim that the Nets player is dismayed with unvaccinated people losing their jobs in the country owing to the mandates.

“Kyrie wants to be a voice for the voiceless,” the person privy with the player went onto tell The Athletic.

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“Given the evolving nature of the situation and after thorough deliberation, we have decided Kyrie Irving will not play or practice with the team until he is eligible to be a full participant,” Sean Marks, Nets’ GM had said previously.

Donald Trump Jr. has meanwhile come out in support of Irving with him claiming the player had taken a wonderful stance.

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