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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving will be available to play at home against the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday, ending an eight-game suspension served by the team for sharing anti-Semitic comments on social media.
The seven-time National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star on Saturday offered his deepest apology since his suspension on Nov. 3, telling the SNY sports network that he was “on a learning trip” and not a critic. – Semitic.
He also apologized to the media on Sunday when the team confirmed he had been cleared to play.
“Kyrie took ownership of his trip and talked to several Jewish people,” the Nets said in a statement.
“We’re glad they’re moving in a profitable direction.”