A few hours after apologizing, following the distribution on his Twitter account of the poster of an anti-Semitic film, Kyrie Irving, one of the stars of the Brooklyn Nets, saw his suspension come to an end. His team had himself removed him from the prosecution, after the controversy triggered by the publication of the film in question. In total, Irving has missed eight NBA regular season games.
” Kyrie took advantage of (his works of general interest) and had discussions with several members of the Jewish communitythe Nets said in a statement. We are delighted that he approached the process in a meaningful way. »
The NBA players union also expressed its satisfaction to see Kyrie Irving return to competition. ” Through meetings and conversations with Jewish community leaders and other thought leaders, he developed a deeper understanding and grew personally from this experience. the union said in a statement.