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Warriors star Stephen Curry completely happy teammate Andrew Wiggins 'dealt with obligations' with COVID vaccine


As introduced by head coach Steve Kerr on Sunday, Golden State Warriors ahead Andrew Wiggins will probably be obtainable for all 82 video games after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

The Warriors’ beginning ahead was at risk of lacking all 41 dwelling video games at San Francisco’s Chase Heart because of the metropolis’s vaccine mandate, however he and the workforce will keep away from that chance after Kerr revealed Wiggins acquired the shot.

Star teammate Stephen Curry weighed in on the subject on Monday at Warriors’ shootaround.

“Clearly, I believe it is nice that he’s going to be obtainable,” Curry acknowledged, in response to San Francisco Chronicle’s Connor Letourneau.

“No matter course of he went by way of to get to that call, he’ll be capable of converse on that. We’re excited to have him. I believe that was an entire dialog, to start with. It is a good signal of simply dealing with his obligations as a member of the workforce. Once more, regardless of the course of was is for him to type of clarify.”

At Warriors Media Day, Wiggins acknowledged he wasn’t planning on getting the vaccine. Had he not been totally vaccinated by Oct. 13, Wiggins wouldn’t have been in a position to attend practices or video games inside Chase Heart. Because of this, he would have needed to forfeit half of his season’s wage as a part of the NBA’s announcement that gamers who needed to miss video games for being unvaccinated wouldn’t be paid their recreation checks.

Wiggins will now be clear for the entire Warriors’ video games, returning to his spot within the beginning lineup. In his first full season with Golden State, Wiggins averaged 18.6 factors, 4.9 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.0 blocks over 71 video games.



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