Former Knicks Center Annes Cantor “couldn’t believe it” when LeBron James said he would not advocate for the COVID-19 vaccine, even though it is a fully vaccine.
“I was so disappointed when I heard that, and it’s ridiculous,” Canter said. A recent interview “Obviously, LeBron James, he’s one of the faces of the league, and he should be the first person to get out of there,” he told CNN. “Listen, everyone. Doing – my community, everyone, basketball fans, non-basketball fans, sports fans – are just going out and getting these vaccines so we can save other lives.
James’s comments came during his September 28 Lakers Media Day interview. When he confirmed that he had been vaccinated. But he added that he was “suspicious” before finally deciding to get vaccinated. He also said that it was not his job to act as a lawyer for others so that he could be fully vaccinated.
“We’re talking about human corpses,” James said. “We’re not talking about anything that is political or racist or police brutality, that kind of thing.” We are talking about people’s bodies and welfare. So I personally don’t think I should be involved in what other people do for their bodies and their livelihoods.
According to ESPN, the NBA will not require vaccinations for players, although 95% of players do. Allegedly vaccinated. Until September 30. Unsafe player protocols include daily testing, and in New York and San Francisco Can lose home games. – and game check – due to strict vaccination requirements locally.
“I hope [James] Cancer said he can educate himself about the vaccination and encourage others around him.
Cantor signed a contract to return to the Boston Celtics in August, the team he played for traded to the Portland Trail Blazers last November. He spent three seasons with the Knicks in New York – reaching through the acquisition that sent Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder – but he eventually dropped out of the starting lineup and was pardoned in February 2019.
During the 2020-21 season, Cantor appeared in 72 games with Trail Blazer, making 35 starts and averaging 11.2 points and 11.0 rebounds per game.