© 2022 NPR Illinois
Stand with the Facts
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Click here to be "In the know." Subscribe to the NPR Illinois Daily newsletter.

Kyrie Irving's NBA suspension begins Friday

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving. (John Minchillo/AP)
Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving. (John Minchillo/AP)

Brooklyn Nets NBA player Kyrie Irving is suspended for at least 5 games for tweeting a link to a film with antisemitic tropes and then failing to disavow antisemitism.

Sports editor for The Nation David Zirin says the real danger is the white nationalists supporting Irving. He talks with Here & Now‘s Jane Clayson.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Related Stories