Until March last season due to the necessity for Kovid-19 vaccines in the USA Brooklyn NetsIrving, who was unable to play in the home matches of the country and had to miss some away matches after the changing health laws in the states, emphasized that he suffered great financial losses due to his refusal to be vaccinated.
Speaking to the US press, the 30-year-old basketball player stated that the club did not offer a four-year contract extension due to the lack of vaccination, “I lost four years because I was unvaccinated. I’m out of a $100 million contract. This is the result of my decision.”
in 2016 NBA who won the championship and was selected as an all-star 7 times IrvingNoting that the decision not to be vaccinated threatened his career, he said, “Being vaccinated or unvaccinated plays an important role in getting a new contract. There is a great uncertainty about my future. I don’t know whether I will stay in this league or this team. Because of this decision, I will lose my job for the rest of my life. I have to face reality.” made its assessment.
Brooklyn Nets According to the contract between Irving and Irving, the club last season 100 million dollars In return, he did not use the option to extend the agreement for another four years.
Irving, who was only able to extend his contract with the club for this season, which will start on October 18, thanks to a special clause, will earn $36.5 million by the end of the season, after which he will become free agent.