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Floyd Mayweather Jr. Sends A Message Supporting Kyrie Irving's COVID-19 Stance

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Sends A Message Supporting Kyrie Irving's COVID-19 Stance

The Kyrie Irving saga is still going on in the NBA. The Brooklyn Nets superstar is still unvaccinated, and the team isn't changing its stance on what they will do with the player. Even after a rough start to the season, the front office isn't making new decisions on the Kyrie case, but the player receives more support every day. 

Last week, Chris Brown showed his support to the player. On Sunday, protesters stormed Barclays Center to support him, and they're not the only ones asking for Kyrie to be 'freed.' 

In recent hours, legendary boxer Floyd Mayweather dedicated some words to Irving, reminding people that they live in a free country where you can decide whether you take a shot or not. 

"America is the land of the free. Freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and supposedly freedom to choose. Never be controlled by money. I respect you for having some integrity and being your own man. A free mind makes his own choices and an enslaved mind, follows the crowd. Stand for something or fall for anything.”

“One man can lead a revolution to stand up and fight for what’s right. One choice, one word, once action can change the world. It’s crazy how people hate you for being a leader. I hope your actions encourage many others to stand up and say enough is enough. Respect to you Kyrie and power to the people.”

Mayweather had high praise for Kyrie. He really supports what the 2016 NBA champion is doing and wants to see more people take action. Still, no matter how much support Kyrie gets in the following weeks or months, the Nets won't allow him to participate in any team activity until he gets vaccinated. 

Just like he's being supported, Kyrie has received plenty of criticism. This has obviously sparked rumors of a possible trade and recent reports suggest the Nets have been taking calls about Kyrie. Perhaps this is the beginning of the end of Kyrie's tenure in Brooklyn, but time will tell how this situation ends.