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Warriors' head coach Steve Kerr says Andrew Wiggins has taken COVID-19 shot after vaccine hesitancy


Golden State Warriors beginning small ahead ahead Andrew Wiggins will now be out there to play within the crew’s dwelling video games after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

The information got here from Golden State head coach Steve Kerr, who shared that the previous No. 1 total decide has acquired the vaccine, which ensures his availability for video games performed at San Francisco’s Chase Middle, the Warriors’ dwelling venue.

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Due to San Francisco’s COVID-19 vaccine rules, the Canadian ahead was in peril of lacking every of the crew’s 41 dwelling video games if he selected to not get vaccinated. At observe on Sunday, Kerr revealed that Wiggins will now be out there for all 82 video games after receiving the vaccine. Kerr additionally acknowledged that Wiggins will play in Monday’s preseason opener in Portland in opposition to the Path Blazers.

This comes as a significant plus to the Warriors, who have been coping with the opportunity of having to fill a spot of their beginning 5 for all dwelling video games. Wiggins is coming off of a powerful first full season in Golden State, averaging 18.6 factors, 4.9 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.0 blocks over 71 video games, incomes begins in every look.

He’ll resume the same function this season for a Warriors crew with championship aspirations upon the return of three-time NBA champion Klay Thompson, who is predicted to make his means again on the ground a while round Christmas.



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