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NBA: Matisse Thybulle, the other ‘anti-vaccine’ in the NBA, will not be able to play all the playoffs: “I don’t see its benefits”

DAfter a whole season with the word vaccine on the lips of all fans because of the controversy surrounding the decision to Kyrie IrvingNow the controversy surrounding those players who have decided not to get vaccinated against the coronavirus returns to the forefront after learning that the player Matisse Thybulle He has not received both doses.

The Australian shooting guard and one of the great defensive specialists in the league will not be able to play the third and fourth games of the playoff series that the Pennsylvania team will have to play in Toronto in the tie corresponding to the first round of the playoffs.

Following the latest win for Doc Rivers’ team, the Scottsdale shooting guard confirmed that had not received the second dose of Pfizer hence does not meet the legal requirement that Canada requires to enter its borders. The North American country demands the complete vaccination schedule to be able to enter.

I made this decision and thought that I could keep it to myself, that I could shut up. That’s not the way to put it that I wanted.

Matisse Thybulle

“I am not fully vaccinated”Thybulle said after the game against the Pistons. “After having this position for almost a year, I felt that I could not do something that forced me, due to changes in the rules. or regulations. And it seemed like the right thing for me, “said the player who confessed to growing up in a family of” holistic culture “.

Thybulle acknowledged that he had not disclosed his vaccination status because he didn’t think it would be necessary: ​​”I made this decision and I thought I could keep it to myself, that I could shut up. That’s not the way I wanted to say it. It’s always hard not to be there.” available. Unfortunately, the consequences of that will mean missing matches and not be there for my peers,” he continued.

I felt I had a solid foundation of medical resources that could serve me better than this vaccine.

The Australian guard, to whom his coach Doc Rivers showed his support in public, assured that he will remain firm in his position regarding vaccines. Thybulle, who assures know the consequences that this decision may have on their sporting and economic future, received a first dose at the end of last season, but decided not to get a second vaccine. “I felt I had a solid base of medical resources that could serve me better than this vaccine.”

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