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Nets suspend Kyrie Irving no less than five games after failure to apologize for anti-Semitic post

BREAKING NEWS: Brooklyn Nets SUSPEND Kyrie Irving ‘for no less than five games’ following failure to apologize for anti-Semitic post

The Brooklyn Nets have announced the suspension of point guard Kyrie Irving for at least five games.

The team released a statement Wednesday night saying the decision stemmed from Irving’s failure to directly apologize for posting a link on Twitter to a film deemed ‘venomously anti-Semitic’ when allowed to speak to the media Thursday.¬†

‘We have decided that Kyrie will serve a suspension without pay until he satisfies a series of objective remedial measures that address the harmful impact of his conduct and the suspension period served is no less than five games,’ the Nets statement read in part.

Kyrie Irving has been suspended for at least five games by the Brooklyn Nets

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