On November 20, Nets star Kyrie Irving accepted an exclusive interview with “New York Post” reporter Ian Begley. In the video interview, Irving publicly apologized for the “anti-Semitic” incident through the camera .
“I really want to focus on repairing the damage, the impact, or some type of threat I’ve done to the Jewish community, I just want to pay for what I’ve done since this tweet,” Irving said to the camera. Apologies for everything.
“I had a lot of time to think, and if I could do it all over again, I would heal and repair a lot of my close relationships with Jewish relatives, brothers and sisters. There was a lot of hurt to heal, a lot of conversations to have, a lot of reflection. ”
“I don’t support any hate speech, I don’t support racial bigotry or racial discrimination, I don’t support any religious hatred against any group, I don’t want to do any harm to any community, I just want to bring more to our world Light and peace , and in order to do that, you need to go through moments that can be challenging and testing.”
Today the Nets updated the injury report. He has returned to the Nets. His playing status against the Grizzlies tomorrow will be upgraded to doubtful, with a 50% possibility of playing. Prior to this , Irving had been suspended by the Nets for 8 games due to the “anti-Semitic storm”.
According to rumors, Irving is expected to return next Monday against the Grizzlies .