Nets point guard Kyrie Irving made a statement on Wednesday and said that his stance against taking the coronavirus vaccine is about being true to himself.
Irving also said he fully understands the financial implications of his decision and knows that his refusal to take the vaccine could impact his career. Still, he insisted, “this is about my life and what I am choosing to do,” ESPN reported.
The 29-year-old NBA star spoke about his situation during an Instagram Live broadcast on Wednesday and asked the sports media to respect his choice to forego the vaccine.
“The financial consequences, I know I do not want to even do that,” Irving said. “But it is reality that in order to be in New York