Nets Kyrie Irving overlooked four year, $100 million contract extension following vaccination dispute

The Nets gave Irving an ultimatum: Get immunized, or he won’t be able to sign a multi-year agreement with the team that would have paid him over $100 million before last year’s training camp. Even yet, Irving was adroit to carve out his player option for $36 million for the upcoming season. Even yet, Irving was adroit to carve out his player option for $36 million for the upcoming season.

Dealing with authentic crisis of being fired, Irving assured, “I gave up four years, 100-and-something million deciding to be unvaccinated and that was the decision.” His own verdict wasn’t an easy one for him to pursue, according to the Brooklyn’s Nets star, “I had to deal with that real life circumstance of losing my job while trying to secure my future for myself and my family.”

The 30-year-old PG could not fathom how his stances were treated so poorly and mentioned to the Brooklyn Nets media, “I didn’t appreciate how me being unvaccinated came to be a stigma within my career that I don’t want to play, or that I’m willing to give up everything to be a voice for the voiceless.”

Because he was barred from participating in even home games during the Pandemic, Irving only got in a total of 29 games last season. The seven-time All-Star refused to get vaccinated and stood steadfast in his moral grounds deliberately, despite the fact that the Covid-19 virus had already killed over 6.5 million people. Previously, Irving mentioned on an Instagram live,“I am doing what’s best for me. I know the consequences here and if it means that I’m judged and demonized for that, that’s just what it is.”

Kyrie Irving has had interesting information about him come to light before. In 2017, the Nets player asserted that the world is flat. After a year had passed, Irving said he had been wrong to make such unsubstantiated claims at Forbes’ Under 30 Summit in Boston.


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