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NYC Mayor to Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving: Get Vaccinated (1)

Sept. 29, 2021, 7:59 PM

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio made an appeal to Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving to get vaccinated after the basketball player dodged questions about whether he’d be able to comply with the city’s vaccine mandates at sports arenas.

“His fans are going to say ‘come on, join us, help us,’” de Blasio said on a Wednesday appearance on CNN.

De Blasio said he didn’t believe the Nets should make any exceptions for Irving, who must be vaccinated to play at the Nets home arena. He said the reason why the city was pushing so hard on widespread vaccine mandates for sports and ...

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