What the NBA’s unvaccinated players can lose this season

The vaccination of several marquee players has become the biggest storyline in the NBA at the start of a new season. While reports estimate that 90 percent of NBA players are vaccinated against Covid-19, a vocal minority of players who have yet to receive the vaccine drew headlines for their curious comments about receiving the vaccine as training camps opened earlier this week.

Not getting vaccinated will have greater consequences for some reluctant NBA players than others depending on their home markets. Both New York and San Francisco have city mandates that would require athletes to be vaccinated to play in home games. This directly impacts the New York

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