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Brooklyn defenseman Kyrie Irving fulfilled all conditions for his return, including an apology and meeting with Jewish community leaders.

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Brooklyn Nets defenseman Kyrie Irving, who was suspended in early November due to allegations of anti-Semitism, was allowed to play in the NBA. informs A.P.

Irving missed eight matches after posting on his social media links to a documentary containing anti-Semitic clichés. Despite criticism, the basketball player initially did not delete the post or apologize for it. On November 3, the club suspended the player for at least five matches.

Athletic November 6 informedthat Irving had to apologize, denounce the film he mentioned, donate a large sum to the Anti-Defamation League, which fights anti-Semitism, meet with leaders of the Jewish community and receive training on tolerance and tolerance in order to return to the matches.

It is noted that Irving on Sunday held a meeting with the team, which was also attended by representatives of the NBA and the club’s management, at which he apologized for his behavior. After that, the team reported that the basketball player was ready to play.

Brooklyn Suspended NBA Star Over Anti-Semitism

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The scandal cost Irving the suspension of a sponsorship contract with Nike, which was supposed to release the Kyrie 8 sneaker models at the end of November.

On the night of November 21 Moscow time, Brooklyn will play with the Memphis Grizzlies.

Irving has been with Brooklyn since 2019.

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