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 have been required to be vaccinated or return a damaging check end result. Below these circumstances and in session with medical consultants, it was decided that his attendance didn’t create dangers associated to the unfold of COVID-19 and subsequently no quarantine was crucial. Over the course of this season, there have been quite a few related violations of the league’s Well being and Security Protocols, which have been addressed with the gamers’ group in a similar way.
Below present NBA guidelines, vaccinated gamers are permitted to interact in exterior actions together with their particular person business preparations, comparable to sponsor appearances or advert shoots.”