Mavs’ Kyrie Irving Deleted Apology to Jewish Community for Promoting Antisemitic Film

Timothy Rapp@@TRappaRTTwitter LogoFeatured Columnist IVFebruary 7, 2023

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday against the New York Knicks, Jan. 28, 2023, in New York. The Nets won 122-115. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

AP Photo/Mary Altaffer

According to both Ben Rohrbach of Yahoo Sports and Sam Amick of The Athletic, new Dallas Mavericks point guard Kyrie Irving deleted his Instagram post from November in which he apologized to the Jewish community for amplifying an antisemitic movie on his social media platforms.

On Tuesday, Irving was asked about deleting that post and said that he regularly deletes old posts and that he stood by the reasons he made the apology:

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Kyrie on whether he deleted his apology on his IG for originally posting a link to a documentary with anti-Semitic tropes on his Twitter account and saying he does still stand by his apology.

This article will be updated soon to provide more information and analysis.

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