Unvaccinated NBA players will face major restrictions in the city of Toronto this season.
According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, unvaccinated players will only be able to leave their Toronto hotel for team activities and could face criminal charges if they break quarantine.
Sources: NBA players were informed unvaccinated players who breach quarantine in Toronto face criminal offense. Unvaccinated players only able to leave hotel for team activities. Per Canada’s Quarantine Act, violations could lead to up to 6 months in prison and/or $750K in fines.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 7, 2021
The news comes a little over a week after the conclusion of NBA Media Days, which saw multiple players speak on their vaccine status, as well as vaccination pressure.
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