Sources told ESPN that because the NBA is reviewing the video of Kyrie Irving, who is uncovered on social media, at what appears to be a family birthday party, no one believes that the Brooklyn Nets guard will be here. Zhou returned to the team lineup.
Irving has been ruled out of the fourth consecutive game against Denver on Tuesday night. Sources said that at least he is expected to miss Wednesday’s game against New York and Saturday’s game against Orlando. His absence was due to personal reasons.
In the videotape-Smiling Irving (Irving) started sharing these videos widely on Monday night. Smiling Irving danced with his sister Asian on the confetti-covered floor and clapped while blowing candles. If the video is found to be the latest video, the behavior may have violated the alliance’s coronavirus agreement.
The league’s COVID-19 guidelines prohibit players from entering clubs, bars and lounges. They also banned social gatherings of more than 15 people.
The investigation was conducted during a turbulent week as the alliance is reassessing its coronavirus health and safety rules. Due to aggressive COVID-19 testing and contact tracing isolation, the league postponed three games this week.
Sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that the NBA board of directors will hold a special meeting on Tuesday. The general manager of the team called on Monday, focusing on strengthening the agreement.
The NBA has investigated other health and safety violations this season. In December of last year, BlackSportsOnline released a video about James Harden’s party wearing a mask, reportedly at a Christmas party at the Houston Club. After investigation, the league fined the Houston Rockets star of $50,000, and he must be quarantined for 4 days while returning to negative COVID-19 tests every day.
Harden has never missed a game.
According to league rules, if a player misses a game due to COVID-19 violation, he will lose 1/72nd of his salary.