In early November, Nike announced that it was suspending its partnership with Kyrie Irving for sharing and advocating anti-Semitism in a film containing this content. After that, Irving was banned indefinitely by the Brooklyn Nets and recently Nike also officially ended its cooperation with the Australian star.
Kyrie Irving’s contract was cut by Nike after a long time of cooperation
This season, Irving is averaging 24.4 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.4 passes per game along with a pitching rate of 47.3%.
This is not the first time Kyrie Irving has caused trouble for himself, in his 11-year NBA career, the 30-year-old defender has made people talk about him a lot because of his off-court problems, some of the most common examples of which are not good enough. For example, in 2017 Irving shared on a podcast about the idea that the earth is flat instead of spherical.
In the midst of the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, Irving also sided with the “anti-vaccines” because he thought that people of color were being considered as experimental subjects. Until the time the NBA decided that the players had to be vaccinated to play, he was still determined to go against the majority. This action has prevented the Australian star from playing in all home games of the Brooklyn Nets.
Kyrie Irving is considered the player with the highest skill set in NBA history
There is no doubt that Kyrie Irving is one of the players with the highest skill sets in NBA history. Skillful possession of the ball, accurate finishing ability and a magnet that attracts spectators to every stadium he plays in makes “Uncle Drew” always enthusiastically sought. However, in addition to the basketball court, Kyrie Irving has many controversial actions.