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Kyrie Irving

  1. games
    Just Try to Take Your Eyes Off KyrieBrilliant on the court and perpetually compelling off it, Kyrie Irving is now the center of the NBA universe whether you like it or not.
  2. vaccine mandate
    NYC Cops Say They Want to Be Like KyrieThe largest police union called for an end to their vaccine mandate after Eric Adams scrapped the policy keeping the Nets star off the court.
  3. vaccine mandates
    Kyrie Irving Will Be Allowed to Play Home Games By the PlayoffsEric Adams will reportedly announce an end to the athlete vaccine mandate on Thursday, allowing the anti-vaxx Brooklyn Net to play at Barclays.
  4. the sports section
    Mayor Adams Hints at ‘Solution’ for Unvaxxed New York AthletesAs opening day and the NBA playoffs approach, the pressure to make a change is only going to build.
  5. games
    Unfortunately, It’s Time to Let Kyrie Irving Play in NYCContinuing to penalize unvaccinated athletes like Irving and Novak Djokovic makes little sense, even if it feels good.
  6. vaccine mandates
    Is Kyrie Irving Going to Get Away With It?The NBA commissioner appears to have come to the vaccine skeptic’s aid, saying the NYC vaccine mandate for home teams “just doesn’t quite make sense.”
  7. kyrie irving
    Kyrie’s BackIt was only a matter of time.
  8. sports
    Kyrie Irving’s Return Lasted One NightThe unvaccinated all-star was going to play again, now he’s been in the league’s protocols after a suspect COVID test.
  9. kyrie irving
    The Nets Really Don’t Want ThisThe team’s best-laid plans are no match for one stubborn anti-vaxxer.
  10. games
    The NBA Would Like You to Stop Talking About Kyrie IrvingThe league is now a culture-war lightning rod, even as its on-court product dazzles.
  11. covid-19
    Nets Will Sit Kyrie Irving Until He Receives COVID VaccineThe team’s GM said the mercurial star “will not play or practice with the team until he is eligible to be a full participant.”
  12. sports
    Vaccine-Skeptical Kyrie Irving Is Now Missing Home GamesWill he play at all in Brooklyn this season?
  13. covid vaccine
    What NBA Players Owe Each OtherThe emphasis on individual choice among vaccine skeptics points to a larger problem with the NBA’s politics.
  14. sports
    De Blasio Weighs In on the Kyrie Irving Vaccine SagaThe Nets guard’s plea for people to respect his privacy appears to be going ignored.
  15. games
    Kyrie Irving and the Downside of Player EmpowermentAnti-vaxxers are testing the NBA’s unique egalitarian approach to its stars.
  16. games
    This Was the Biggest Challenge of Kevin Durant’s CareerMaybe he can quiet some of the haters after almost single-handedly defeating the Bucks in Game Five.
  17. games
    Fans’ Bad Behavior Isn’t New. The Outrage Over It Is.Players have been complaining about how they’re treated by fans for years, and now they’re finally being heard.
  18. games
    Kevin Durant Just Told You a Lot More About the Knicks Than the NetsAnd let’s maybe not coronate Brooklyn just yet.
  19. 2016 nba finals
    LeBron James and Kyrie Irving Exploded the Cleveland Cavaliers Into Game 6The absence of Draymond Green did not work out well for the Warriors’ defense, as Irving and James feasted.
  20. nba finals
    The Golden State Warriors’ Defense Suffocated the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4Golden State is on the brink of its second-straight NBA championship.
  21. 2016 nba playoffs
    LeBron and the Cleveland Cavaliers Weren’t Ready to Die Just YetAnother blowout in a series that has not been all that entertaining.
  22. nba playoffs
    The Cavaliers Couldn’t Make Things Ugly Enough to Beat the Scary-Deep WarriorsDespite reverting to their gritty, circa-2015-Finals form, the Cavs just couldn’t make things ugly enough against the very deep Warriors.