I wouldn’t take that fucking shot either, fuck these Nazi motherfuckers, if this could happen to you would you take it?:
FWIW the league does not have any vaccine mandate
Dude is still making 17 mil. Good for him.
me and u both
I’ll give the man this. There aren’t many people that would sacrifice 35 million to stand up against being told to take a shot. That is a level of sacrifice not many people would be willing to accept.
Believe in something even if it cost you millions
That’s why Kapernick is a hero!
Don’t fall for it guys, let it go.
Someone always does…
What is a Kapernick?
How many 29-year old professional athletes have died from covid?
There are several that have had to miss seasons due to covid complications
Oilers goalie has myocarditis after catching it and is missing the year, there was an NBA player whose family got major covid fucked and most died and he missed the season due to health problems.
Pro athletes have medical access most people don’t, and the large majority are vaccinated because the leagues have mandated it. It would be pretty shocking to see someone in this low risk group die, but the fact people in this group are having long term health effects from catching covid should be concerning to everyone
The entirety of the the NBA now is vaccinated yet there was no adverse reactions so just looking at the sample size of the NBA, or pro sports in general, you are way more at risk with a case of covid than vaccination
You don’t think it’s a bit early to say that? What if there are long term complications?
So, none have died?
And if the rest of the NBA is vaccinated, then why are they concerned about Kyrie?
If he wants to take a “risk”, who are they to tell him he can’t?
Found on reddit. List of athletes who’ve had health issues post vax.
Christian Eriksen Collapses at Euros due to heart issue Denmark vs Finland | Christian Eriksen collapse | EURO 2020 Match - YouTube
Two West Indies Players – Chinelle Henry, Chedean Nation Collapse on Field: VIDEO: Chinelle Henry, Chedean Nation West Indies Players Collapse on Field 2nd T20I Versus Pakistan Women | Indiacom cricket | Cricket Video
Atletico Madrid striker collapses in training and requires medical attention https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-R2_5LMobXc
Brazilian soccer player Alex Apolinario dies after collapsing on pitch during match in Portugal Brazilian soccer player Alex Apolinario dies after collapsing on pitch during match in Portugal - CBSSports.com
Britain’s Jack Draper collapses at Miami Open https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDuOP0V1nUw
Indonesian doubles star Kido dies of heart attack at 36 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blqVQ9oNr_g
Ghanaian referee collapses during AFCON Match https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvPQO44NzN4
Referee Bert Smith collapses on court, taken off on stretcher during first half of Gonzaga-USC men’s Elite Eight game https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHG8bRhvJ88
Josh Downie: Cricketer, 24, dies after heart attack at practice Josh Downie: Cricketer, 24, dies after heart attack at practice - BBC News
Ex-Parma footballer Giuseppe Perrino dies aged 29 at brother’s memorial match after collapsing while playing Ex-Parma footballer Perrino, 29, dies after collapsing at brother's memorial match
Raymond van Barneveld collapses and receives paramedic attention during PDC Players Championship Raymond van Barneveld collapses and receives paramedic attention during PDC Players Championship - Daily Star
Volleyball player collapses during game, dies Volleyball player collapses during game, dies - The Hindu
The Frenchman, 20, suddenly fell unconscious in worrying and distressing scenes, he had a tachycardia attack, an abnormal electrical impulse in his heart, causing him to lose consciousness. Keepers from both teams rushed to hospital after collapsing during Ligue 2 match
Ethan Jovani Trejo, a 16-year-old soccer player, collapsed on the field during conditioning Teen who died after collapsing at Princeton High School field identified
Samuel Kalu, 24, collapses minutes into football game: https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/58228778
Roy Butler, 23, Irish footballer Watford FC dies after Jansen: https://twitter.com/NewsForAllIre/status/1428301909715296263?s=20
FA Youth Cup - player suffered sudden cardiac arrest on the field : FA Youth Cup match abandoned as player 'suffers cardiac arrest' on pitch - Mirror Online
Vinny Curry, 33, out for season due to blood clots: Jets' Vinny Curry out after rare blood disorder diagnosis
Australian sailor Cameron Dale, 29, dies after catastrophic stroke: Australian sailor Jessica Watson reveals sudden death of partner Cameron Dale | 7NEWS
Two young Columbia High school footballers die: ‘He would love it’: Donadrian Robinson’s family reacts to tribute from W.J. Keenan High School
Bollywood’s star, 40, dies following heart attack Indian TV and film star Siddharth Shukla, 40, dies 'from heart attack' | Daily Mail Online
Tom Felton, 34, collapses during golf game: Tom Felton: Harry Potter star collapses during celebrity golf match - BBC News
Francis Perron, 25, dies after football game - University of Ottawa Gee-Gees football player dies after game | CBC News
Parys Haralson, 37, former Saints line backer dies Parys Haralson, former 49ers and Saints LB, dies at 37
Jimmy Hayes, 31, former Bruins player unexpectedly dies: Jimmy Hayes, former Bruins player, dies unexpectedly at 31
Kjeld Nuis, 31, Dutch professional skater admitted to hospital with inflamed heart: Gezondheid Kjeld Nuis de goede kant op: 'Alles lijkt in orde' | RTL Boulevard
Your list is bullshit.
Jimmy Hayes died of a drug overdose
Tom Felton is an actor who passed out out during a celebrity golf game
Christian Erikson? get real that was pretty high profile to be making such a claim
Vin Curry had a rare blood disorder
A lot of the link in your post state explicitly it had nothing to do with covid or vaccinations
Basically any athlete that collapsed in the last year has made your list
The reason they care is that their player would only be able to play in half the games if unvaccinated due to state laws when they travel. They said in a statement that they needed full time players – which isn’t very unreasonable
Because very few vaccines – not even the smallpox vaccine, which eradicated smallpox – have ever had 100% effectiveness against hospitalization or death, symptoms, and infection. The idea of using less than perfect countermeasures and with redundancy in mind is rather universal across medicine, engineering, and pretty much any area that comes to mind.
The league would rather a player not only have a lower chance of getting sick when confronted with the virus, but also a lower chance of confronting the virus due to their teammate’s vaccination. It’s also inevitable that there will always be new strains emerging, and whether someone’s immunity is derived from natural infection or vaccination, new strains will carry increasing risk as they increasingly differ from the original strain that gave immunity – so why not hedge bets with greater coverage?
Having said all that, I do think it’s fucking stupid that they’re forcing Kyrie and other players to vaccinate or be blacklisted. I bet it’s less of a safety thing and more of the usual “role model” and “branding” shit you see leagues obsess over. NBA has way more dem fans than conservatives and they don’t want to piss off the thems and theys.
Feel like a pretty big retard for not thinking of that really obvious reason.
Thank you for pointing out Hayes; I missed that gem when skimming the ridiculous list.