Latest Sean Marks News

Irving: Refusal to get vaccinated about 'what's best for me'

Oct. 14, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving said Wednesday he didn't want to lose salary or a chance to compete for a championship with the Brooklyn Nets, but was doing “what's best for me” by refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The Nets decided Tuesday that Irving wouldn't be...

Kyrie Irving skips COVID jab and benches himself - for now

Oct. 13, 2021 09:50 AM EDT

It’s hard to know where Kyrie Irving is getting his vaccination information. Hope it’s not the same sources that had him convinced for a while the Earth was flat. True story. So maybe it wasn’t much of...

The Latest: Biden vaccine order moves closer to enforcement

Oct. 12, 2021 20:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON — The Biden’s administration’s mandate that employers with 100 or more workers require coronavirus vaccinations or institute weekly virus testing has moved one step closer to enforcement. On Tuesday, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration...

Nets won't play Irving until he meets vaccine requirement

Oct. 12, 2021 14:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving can keep refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine. He just won't play for the Brooklyn Nets until he does. The Nets announced Tuesday that Irving would not play or practice with them until he could be a full participant,...

With Durant on top of his game, Nets could be on top of NBA

Oct. 12, 2021 11:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant was a superstar on his own — Kyrie Irving was out and James Harden probably should have been — and he was almost enough for the Brooklyn Nets. Durant couldn’t get the injury-weakened Nets past the Milwaukee Bucks in last season’s...

With Irving away again, Nets unsure when team will be whole

Oct. 06, 2021 15:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets no longer seem so sure they will have their whole team together for home games when the season opens. General manager Sean Marks had said before training camp that he didn't expect New York's vaccine mandate would keep any players from...

Irving asks for privacy about vaccine, availability for Nets

Sep. 27, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Unable to attend the Brooklyn Nets' media day, Kyrie Irving asked for privacy Monday when pressed about his vaccination status and availability for home games. On a bizarre day in which comedian David Letterman was present but Irving wasn't, the...

NBA denies Warriors' Wiggins vaccination exemption request

Sep. 24, 2021 22:18 PM EDT

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — The NBA has denied Andrew Wiggins' request for a vaccination exemption, leaving the Golden State Warriors swingman ineligible to play home games until he meets San Francisco's vaccination requirement. The ruling was announced Friday, hours after...

Nets don't expect issues meeting New York vaccine mandates

Sep. 21, 2021 15:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn general manager Sean Marks said Tuesday he doesn't anticipate any Nets being unable to play because of vaccination rules when the NBA season begins next month. Marks said the entire roster wouldn't currently be eligible to play in New York, but...