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Kyrie Irving from the Brooklyn Nets had asked that Kobe Bryant get the NBA logo. Commissioner Adam Silver reacts.
In the NBA there will be no compulsory vaccination for the players. Commissioner Adam Silver made this clear before the All-Star Game in Atlanta. "At the end of the day you have to make a personal decision," said the league boss: "My guess is that most of them will opt for a vaccination."
At present, spectators are allowed in a good half of all halls. If the vaccination goes on as before, he has the hope of "relatively full arenas" in the new season, said Silver. Test
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There will be the usual 82 main round games per team again, this time there are only 72 due to the delayed start of the season. "I'm pretty optimistic that we will start on time," said Silver. According to the current status, things will start in October with the 2021/22 season.Silver rejects Irving's proposal
Silver rejected the idea of changing the NBA logo and replacing the famous silhouette of Jerry West with that of the late Kobe Bryant. "The logo is iconic," emphasized the league boss, "it is not the right time to replace it." However, at some point "everything changes. Nothing is fixed forever."
. A corresponding petition on change.org is supported by more than three million people. "It has to happen. I don't care what others say. Black kings built this league," Irving wrote on Twitter. West (82), 1972 NBA champion, is white.
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