NBA News – Kyrie Irving

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 31: Kyrie Irving #11 of the Brooklyn Nets looks on during a break in the action during the third quarter of the game against the Indiana Pacers at Barclays Center on October 31, 2022 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Dustin Satloff/Getty Images) Nike Suspends Deal with Irving – The consequences for Kyrie Irving are piling up after the Brooklyn Nets guard’s tweeting of an antisemitic video last week. A day after Irving was suspended at least five games without pay by the Nets, sports apparel giant Nike announced it was suspending its relationship with Irving effective immediately and canceling the launch of his Kyrie 8 signature shoe, per CNBC’s Sara Eisen. Irving apologized late Thursday night for posting the video, which contained a litany of antisemitic conspiracy theories and falsehoods, including a fabricated quote from Adolf Hitler. It was apparently too little, too late for Nike. Read more at:  https://sports.yahoo.com/nike-suspends-deal-with-kyrie-irving-cancels-shoe-release-after-antisemitism-debacle-010702242.html  (Jack Baer/Yahoo Sports)

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