Keri Irving attacks Eric Adams after New York state’s vaccine change: ‘biggest human rights abuse’

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Brooklyn Networks Point Guard Keri Irving has spoken again about COVID-19 vaccines in the wake of New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ recent change to city states.

Irving hasn’t gone back on how he feels about the mandates he’s missed for two-thirds of the season because of it New York City Rules. Adams ended his employer’s vaccine mandate on Tuesday, but city workers still have to be vaccinated to work.

Irving took to Twitter to express his frustration over the matter.

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Kyrie Irving of the Brooklyn Nets reacts after hitting a basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers on April 12, 2022, in New York.
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“If I can work and not be vaccinated, all my brothers and sisters who have not been vaccinated too, will be able to do the same, without being discriminated against, vilified or segregated,” he said.

“This forced/pandemic vaccine is one of the biggest human rights violations in history.”

It is not an exaggeration to say that Irving had the hardest time in the NBA as a non-vaccinated player after playing in New York City, where restrictions on those without the vaccine were wide. Irving could play in just 29 games last season with Brooklyn, six of which came at Barclays Center.

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Meanwhile, other players who had not been vaccinated in the league were allowed to play in their stadiums if their city states allowed it.

Irving started the season outside the Nets facility as owner Joe Tsai and GM Sean Marks agreed he shouldn’t be a part-time player. That all changed when bed nets became infected and tested positive for COVID-19 at a high rate and positions had to be filled. So, Irving only played with the net when they walked on the road.

Keri Irving of the Brooklyn Nets looks on during Game 4 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs on April 25, 2022, at Barclays Center in New York.

Keri Irving of the Brooklyn Nets looks on during Game 4 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs on April 25, 2022, at Barclays Center in New York.
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New York City didn’t relax restrictions until March of this year, saying non-vaccinated athletes and entertainers were allowed to perform at Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center and elsewhere.

Irving is unaffected by the state this season, but he won’t stop being an advocate for those unvaccinated and those who are affected.

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He said via New York: “I played 29 games, and I barely played home games. It wasn’t a typical season I would have liked. But things happen. I had to stand on a whole bunch of things just bigger than that.” Mail.

Mayor Adams got a booster while authorizing the mandate change, saying, “Our vaccinated workforce has kept the city open and up and running, with over 300,000 employees, it needed to be put in place, and we’re keeping it in place.”

Kyrie Irving of the Brooklyn Nets appears during a game against the Charlotte Hornets at Barclays Center in New York on March 27, 2022.

Kyrie Irving of the Brooklyn Nets appears during a game against the Charlotte Hornets at Barclays Center in New York on March 27, 2022.
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Adams gave no expiration date for the mandate.

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