NEW YORK — NBA Chief Communications Officer Mike Bass issued the next assertion:
“To make clear any remaining false impression, LeBron James briefly attended an outside occasion final week the place contributors have been required to be vaccinated or return a detrimental take a look at outcome. Beneath 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 vital. 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’ crew similarly.
Beneath present NBA guidelines, vaccinated gamers are permitted to have interaction in outdoors actions together with their particular person business preparations, comparable to sponsor appearances or advert shoots.”