New York governor praises Nets for exiling Kyrie Irving, but gets mixed up on city and NBA vaccine policies

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul says the Nets are sending the right message by not allowing star guard Kyrie Irving to play or practice with his teammates. Irving has refused to get vaccinated against COVID-19, and while he would have been available to practice at home and play on the road, the Nets have ruled him ineligible to be around his teammates at all — until either his vaccination status or the city’s vaccine mandate changes. “I think the message is that the team itself supports vaccinations,” said Hochul, after delivering a speech at Barclays Center promoting the vaccine to kids…

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