The mayor of New York City, Eric Adams, has emphasized that he wanted to see Kyrie Irving necessarily in home games on the parquet, but a derogation for the unvaccinated Nets star would send the “wrong message”. Ben Simmons Meanwhile, Nets are missing.
“I want to see Kyrie on the Court, I would do everything to get a ring,” Adams said on Monday. “But it’s up so much on the game. I have already talked to the team owner. We want to find a way to get Kyrie on the court, but this problem is bigger than basketball.”
The previous day Adams announced that the city on March 7 – should continue to decline the Corona figures – the obligation of a detection for various indoor events (restaurants, bars, concerts, etc.) will be picked up. However, the scheme remains that employee of a company based in New York City must submit a detection. Irving should visit the home games of the Nets, but do not play themselves.
Adams admitted that this regulation has little sense, as unvaccinated players from Away teams in Brooklyn or New York are not affected by the scheme. But: “These are the rules and I have to follow the rules. If I’m making an exception for a player, that would send a wrong message to the countless workers we say: ‘If you did not follow the rules, then you should not work.’ Thanks to the vaccination arrangements, we can now open our city again. I can not allow us to close them again. “
Irving himself, who is still allowed to play only in away games of the Nets, was most recently optimistic that he will soon be returned to home games. He see “light at the end of the tunnel”, so the 29-year-old on Saturday.
Brooklyn Nets: Kevin Durant probably before comeback
Meanwhile, Head Coach Steve Nash, who had to go to the Corona protocol on Monday before the bankruptcy against Toronto, added updates to the status of Kevin Durant and Ben Simmons. The latter was not yet released due to back problems for a return to training, he will not train the complete week. When he will give his Nets debut, it is still unclear.
On the other hand, Nash has hopefully showed that Durant can celebrate his comeback towards the end of the week. Due to a knee injury, the superstar has not completed a game since 15 January. “I hope he can play Thursday or Sunday. Kevin is just before his return, that’s great,” says Nash.
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