accine-hesitant NBA star Andrew Wiggins is now vaccinated, coach says.
Andrew Wiggins, the Golden State Warriors forward who refuses to get inoculated against the coronavirus,
immunize on Sunday, according to the team’s coach.
Coach Steve Kerr told reporters, “He simply informed me today that he was OK with us recognizing it,
and that would be the end of it.”
Wiggins was one of many NBA players who refused to receive the injections after requesting a religious exemption from San Francisco’s immunization mandate.
Last Monday, the league said that it had examined and rejected Wiggins’ request for an exemption,
thus barring him from playing home games.
Wiggins, 26, had bristled as he answer inquiries about his first refusal to get vaccinate,
blaming the media instead.
“When I’m ready, I’ll say something.
The only thing the media done is exaggerate the size of the problem but “he said
Wiggins would not able to play games in his home state of California if not immunized. Also Last week,
the NBA showed its muscles, taking aim at vaccine skeptics’ financial balances.
In a statement, NBA spokesperson Mike Bass stated,
“Any player who elects not to comply with local immunization requirements will not compensate for games that he misses.”
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The debate over Andrew Wiggins’ financial loss if he not get immunized came to an end on Sunday.
He inoculates and is allow to play in all of the Golden State Warriors’ games this season,
according to the club.
According to NBC News, coach Steve Kerr told reporters,
“He simply informed me today that he was OK with us recognizing it and that would be the end of it.”
According to several media sources, Wiggins had said that he was not ready to get the vaccination.
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