In a few days we have gone from 90% of vaccinated players in the NBA to 95%. As reported ESPNThis considerable increase has occurred during the first days of training camps, in which quite a few players have received at least a first dose of the vaccine.
This rebound also takes place coinciding with days of an environment to some extent rarefied by the refusals of players of the stature of Bradley Beal, Kyrie Irving and Andrew Wiggins to be vaccinated, and the latter two know that if they are not inoculated they will not be able to play the matches that their teams play at home. In addition, the NBA has affirmed that those who miss games by not being vaccinated will not receive the salary corresponding to such games.
With more or less restrictions (they will be harsh for those not vaccinated) from the franchises it is ensured that this increase in players who choose to receive preventive treatment is also due to the continuing education that has been transferred about the safety of the vaccine.
The truth is that the day to day will be much lighter for those players who are vaccinated, since despite having to maintain the use of a mask, they will not have to undergo daily tests. Those who remain against being vaccinated will have to undergo these tests and must comply with guidelines for distancing themselves from colleagues and team personnel who are vaccinated.
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