Andrew Wiggins: NBA denies Golden State Warriors swingman’s request for religious exemption from vaccination

Unvaccinated players will be permitted to play in the NBA this season however New York and San Francisco have stricter nearby guidelines that mean Knicks, Nets and Warriors players are needed to be inoculated to play in their home fields.

The NBA has denied Andrew Wiggins’ solicitation for an immunization exception, leaving the Golden State Warriors swingman ineligible to play home games until he meets San Francisco’s inoculation necessity.

Due to nearby Covid guidelines in New York and San Francisco, the Knicks, Brooklyn Nets and Warriors are needed to be inoculated to play in their home fields except if exclusions for clinical or strict reasons apply.

“The NBA has investigated and denied Andrew Wiggins’ solicitation for strict exception from the San Francisco Department of Public Health’s structure requiring COVID-19 inoculation for all members age 12 and more seasoned everywhere indoor occasions,” the association said in an assertion.

“Wiggins can not play in Warriors home games until he satisfies the city’s inoculation necessities.”