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Durant Says He Won't Lobby Nets' Irving to Get Vaccinated

Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving watches from the bench during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving watches from the bench during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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New York (AP) -- Kevin Durant reiterated Friday that he won't lobby teammate Kyrie Irving to get vaccinated against the coronavirus so he could be eligible to play in all the Brooklyn Nets' games.

In fact, he won't even ask his close friend why he refuses to get the shot.