Just hours after he released a statement on the ongoing Kyrie Irving / COVID-19 vaccine drama, Brooklyn Nets General Manager Sean Marks held a “hastily scheduled” virtual press conference to discuss the team’s decision with the media.
Mark said in a statement Tuesday morning that Irving will not play or train with the team until he is eligible to become a full member in line with local COVID-19 vaccination requirements.
Marks said during a press conference Tuesday afternoon that Irving’s decision to disobey New York’s COVID-19 vaccination demands left the organization with no “choice” but to send him out of the team, according to Tim Bontemps of ESPN…
“He has a choice, and he made it,” Marx said. “Again, my job here is to accept what we believe is the best decision and the best choice for an organization moving forward as a whole. They will not always be greeted with open arms and approval. are difficult decisions. I’m sure it wasn’t easy for Kyrie to do it. [decision] not to be around your teammates. “