The superstar who avoided political commentary at all costs while playing has seen fit to join one of the nation’s most contentious debates in retirement.
Michael Jordan waded into the fiery debate over the NBA’s coronavirus protocols and vaccine mandates on Monday and came down strongly in support of the league.
“I am totally in unison with the league,” Jordan told Craig Melvin on Monday’s edition of TODAY. “I think everybody has been speaking about vaccinations. I’m a firm believer in science, and I’m gonna stick with that. Hopefully everybody abides by whatever the league sets the rules. I think that, once everybody buys in, we’re gonna be fine.”
On Tuesday, the Brooklyn Nets banned star guard Kyrie Irving from all practices and games until