On December 18, Beijing time, according to a well-known NBA reporter Adrian Wonalowsky, the unvaccinated Kyrie Irving will return to participate in the Nets away games, including the Christmas game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Sources said that the Nets suffered extensive injuries this season, multiple players triggered health and safety agreements, and super players overloaded the playing time that caused the team to make this decision.
But Irving can’t join the team right away, he needs to test negative for 5 consecutive days. Since he has not been vaccinated before, he needs to undergo nucleic acid testing every day.
Irving’s current situation does not meet the requirements for playing in the New York area. Government policy allows him to enter the team’s facilities to participate in training.
The next away game for the Nets is against the Trail Blazers on December 24, followed by the Christmas game against the Lakers, followed by another three consecutive away games.
The Nets have 26 home games and 27 away games left this season, of which Irving could not play two games against the Knicks and one against the Raptors.
On December 17, Beijing time, ESPN reporter Woj revealed that there has been news that Warriors guard Klay Thompson, who has been absent for two years due to injury, is expected to return during the Christmas game. However, according to the latest news, Thompson’s comeback has been postponed to January.
According to Woj, the Warriors currently have three dates for Thompson, which are the more likely to play the Cavaliers on January 10 and the Pistons on January 19, and it is also possible to play the Heat on January 4, but the possibility is more likely. small.
In the past two years, Thompson suffered serious injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament and Achilles tendon. Thompson has not played for the team since he renewed his contract with the Warriors for 5 years and 190 million in 2019. In 615 games since his career, Thompson averaged 19.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.9 three-pointers, and his three-point shooting percentage was as high as 41.9%.Return to Sohu to see more
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