This is excellent news for Kyrie Irving personally, the Brooklyn Nets collective, and fans of the Barclays Center football team.
Kyrie Irving’s unvaccinated story that got the point guard banned from home matches is a hot topic throughout the Regular Season.
While everything is happening outside, inside the Brooklyn Nets team believes that one day, New York City’s COVID-19 prevention regulations will be relaxed.
Finally, that day has come and the wait of the Barclays Center team has paid off.
As confirmed by many reputable news sites, New York City will change its regulations on COVID-19, removing the law that requires vaccination for professional athletes.
This means that Kyrie Irving will now be allowed to play at Barclays Center until further notice.
The change is effective from today and Kyrie will play immediately in the next home match, against the Charlotte Hornets on Monday morning, March 28.
“On Thursday (US time, Friday Vietnam time), the mayor of New York City will announce the relaxation of vaccination regulations for athletes and artists, allowing them to perform or compete at stadiums. Ball, gymnasium, and stadium in the city” a local New York newspaper wrote.
In 19 appearances this season, Kyrie Irving has averaged 27.7 points, 5.8 assists, and 4.7 rebounds per game. His shot rate is very high, reaching 49% FG, 43% 3PT, and 90% FT.
Despite not being able to play much, Kyrie still maintained a great scoring form and even set a new personal record with 60 points looked at against the Orlando Magic.
This is excellent news for fans of Kyrie Irving personally as well as the Brooklyn Nets collective, especially when the team is working hard to improve its position in the rankings.
Including the loss this morning to the Memphis Grizzlies, the Nets have a total record of 38-35 and are ranked 8th in the Eastern rankings, in the group that must play a series of play-ins to enter the Playoffs.
With Irving’s return in the upcoming home games, Brooklyn will try to maintain its current position (against the Charlotte Hornets and Atlanta Hawks), while also looking to rise to the 7th place currently in about the Toronto Raptors.