Nike Issues Statement on Kyrie Irving  

By Jackbot

 Nov 3,2022

Nike issued a statement regarding Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving's tweet promoting a controversial movie.  

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Last Friday, Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving tweeted a link to a documentary deemed to be antisemitic.  

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 the 2018 movie is titled “Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America,” based on Ronald Dalton’s book of the same name.  

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The blowback was immediate. Brooklyn Nets team governor Jos Tsai condemned Irving's promotion of the film on Twitter.  

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The NBA also issued a statement stating, "Hate speech of any kind is unacceptable  

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runs counter to the NBA's values of equality, inclusion and respect,"  

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On Saturday, Irving tweeted that he is not antisemitic and did not intend to disrespect any religion.  

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