After the NBA Mutumbo’ed his religious exemption request in September, Andrew Wiggins has officially been poked, becoming a sinner in the process.
Steve Kerr confirmed Wiggins’ vaccination status Sunday during his media availability:
“Andrew got vaccinated,” Kerr said. “He just told me today that he was fine with us acknowledging it and that will be the end of it. I’m not going to answer any questions beyond that.”
The news comes six months after the 26-year-old announced he would not get vaccinated unless he was forced to, and in light of the San Francisco regulation prohibiting unvaccinated people from attending large indoor gatherings, Wiggins was faced with getting the shot or sitting out of 41 home games and forgoing over $15 million in salary.
“It’s my problem, not yours,” Wiggins said last week.
The NBA announced last week that players who do not comply with local vaccination requirements will not be paid for the games that they miss due to their status, impacting the Warriors, Nets and Knicks.
Money remains undefeated, even in the face of concrete principles.
Andrew Wiggins did his research with a calculator https://t.co/mkFOXpAuli
— Duncan Smith (@DuncanSmithNBA) October 3, 2021
Warriors: “You forfeiting $15.8 million if you don’t get the vaccine”
— Josiah Johnson (@KingJosiah54) October 3, 2021
"It's a personal choice" pic.twitter.com/XOqjBFggjK
— Jason Maples (@JJMaples55_MST) October 2, 2021
Updat: Andrew Wiggins believes in getting all his money https://t.co/RIbSPFZ1Y2
— The Anonymous Nobody (@el_budget) October 4, 2021
Adam Silver looking at Kyrie Irving, Jonathan Issac and Bradley Beal after Wiggins getting vaccinated pic.twitter.com/QC13YVSu9p
— NBA Memes (@NBAMemes) October 4, 2021
— Pfizer Vaxxd 💉 #MambaForever (@Hecteezus) October 3, 2021
improving his shot selection before the season starts https://t.co/0VXGhq7WNY
— seanye (@_seandood) October 3, 2021
This how Steph told Wiggins get that damn shot pic.twitter.com/SXFhzcG2RK
— Trill Withers (@TylerIAm) October 3, 2021
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