NEW YORK — NBA Chief Communications Officer Mike Bass issued the next assertion:
“To make clear any remaining false impression, LeBron James briefly attended an out of doors occasion final week the place individuals had been required to be vaccinated or return a unfavourable check end result. Underneath these circumstances and in session with medical specialists, it was decided that his attendance didn’t create dangers associated to the unfold of COVID-19 and subsequently no quarantine was essential. Over the course of this season, there have been quite a few comparable violations of the league’s Well being and Security Protocols, which had been addressed with the gamers’ group in a similar way.
Underneath present NBA guidelines, vaccinated gamers are permitted to interact in exterior actions together with their particular person business preparations, akin to sponsor appearances or advert shoots.”