Kyrie Irving from the Brooklyn Nets will soon be able to bring back home games. The city of New York will rely on the vaccination mandate for the private sector media reports already on Thursday.

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This reports Shams Charania from The athletic. Accordingly, Irving will give his saison debut in the Barclays Center on Sunday against the Charlotte Hornets. The Point Guard is not vaccinated and was therefore not allowed to run in New York City, but visit the hall.

For this reason, Irving made only 20 games this season, in which he had an average of 28.5 points and 5.5 assists at 49.4 percent from the field and 43.8 percent from the triple line.

The Nets still have six home games in the last two and a half weeks of the season and occupy at the moment eight in the Eastern Conference with a balance sheet of 38-35. That would only be enough for the play-in tournament. The residue on the last direct playoffplatz is 3.5 games.

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In every NBA arena, Irving can still not upset. Non-vaccinated athletes are still prohibited to arrive after Canada. This could continue to be important, after all, the Nets would have to compete in a possible play-in game for the current state of the Toronto Raptors, who take the seventh place in the East.