Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is right to shame NBA anti-vaxxers

Posted on AllSides September 28th, 2021
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A recent Rolling Stone report sheds light on a powerful faction of anti-science NBA players who oppose mandatory vaccinations and other Covid safety requirements in the league. 

The report found that Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving, vice president of the executive committee of the National Basketball Players Association union, is among a group of holdouts stubbornly refusing to get vaccinated against Covid-19.

Irving’s anti-vaccination stance is troubling for the league because he’s a star player for a team in New York, where professional athletes must be vaccinated to play indoors without special exemptions. According to Rolling Stone,...

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