NBA says players who miss games under vaccine mandates won’t be paid for them

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — Kyrie Irving now has a decision to make: Get the COVID-19 vaccine, or sit games out without pay. With COVID-19 vaccination mandates in New York City (and San Francisco), NBA spokesperson Mike Bass issued a statement on Wednesday: “Any player who elects not to comply with local vaccination mandates will not be paid for the games that he misses,” Bass wrote. If Irving is unvaccinated, he would forfeit a huge chunk of his $34.9 million salary by missing the Nets’ 43 games in New York at the Barclays Center and Madison Square Garden. The Warriors’ Andrew Wiggins has said he is unvaccina…

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