"I'm going to make some tough choices. People are not going to agree with some of them," New York City Mayor Eric Adams said Thursday.
The new head of the city's health department said the mandate keeping Kyrie Irving out of home games is not currently set to be lifted anytime soon.
New York City has lifted its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for consumers but a vaccine mandate for private sector employees remains in place.
"We want to find a way to get Kyrie on the court, but this is a bigger issue," the New York City mayor said on Monday about the Nets' star guard.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said he didn't understand why the rule was in place for Irving, but not opposing players visiting New York.
In previous interviews, O'Neal had slammed Irving for not getting the vaccine, calling on him to be selfless and to think of others.
The comedian took a swipe at Kyrie Irving, the Brooklyn Nets player who refuses to get the COVID-19 vaccine, on stage in New York City on Wednesday.
Earlier this month, the Brooklyn Nets announced that Irving would be unable to play or practice with the team until he received a COVID-19 vaccine.
Irving's refusal to get the vaccine could have long-lasting implications, Haywood, who contracted COVID-19 last year, told Newsweek.
"I really am proud of the Nets for putting their foot down," Barkley said of Kyrie Irving's suspension for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine.
Kyrie owes it to the Black people who have made him rich and famous to ask better questions and trust the science.
Greene's Twitter account was temporarily suspended in August after she wrote that COVID vaccines and masks are failing and do not offer protection.
Irving's decision to not get vaccinated against COVID-19 has led to the Brooklyn Nets' decision to prohibit him from practicing or playing with the team.
"I know the consequences here and if it means that I'm judged and demonized for that, that's just what it is," Irving said on Instagram Live.
The Brooklyn Nets added that the team would "not permit any member of our team to participate with part-time availability."
The NBA star reportedly believes some outlandish claims regarding COVID-19, and he's made his overall stance on the matter known before.
Sports fans argued online whether to take the Brooklyn Nets guard's tweet literally or metaphorically after he pushed followers to live fearlessly Wednesday.
A Celtics fan tossed a water bottle toward the head of Irving as he left the court Sunday, just days after fans have dumped popcorn and spit on players.
A petition launched in the wake of Bryant's death for him to be the new NBA logo has reached over 3.2 million signatures.
"#SAYHERNAME: BREONNA TAYLOR" airs on Tuesday night.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Avery Bradley and Washington Wizards forward David Bertans will not feature in Orlando when the season resumes on July 31.
The NBA regular season is set to resume in at Walt Disney World Resort on July 31 with 22 teams competing.
The team announced that the point guard will sit out for the remainder of the season due to shoulder surgery.
Jamad Fiin's dribbling video went viral on Twitter, causing the term "Allah Iverson" to trend.
The Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks are expected to have over $60 million in salary cap space available this summer.
From Kawhi Leonard to Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, which players could be on the move in this free agency?
The 2019 NBA free agency gets underway on Friday—and it could alter the league's dynamics for years to come.