Nets suspends Kyrie Irving without pay

New York's Brooklyn Nets suspended Kyrie Irving for almost five matches on Thursday, that too without pay

Disappointed with repeated failures, Irving later apologized last week for his social media posts, the book and film with antisemitic tropes.

At Thursday's first exercise, Irving had refused to apologize during a social media rant.

The Nets later said that Irving "is currently unfit to join the Brooklyn Nets."

Kyrie Irving apologizes to many in the Brooklyn Nets organization and NBA league office after being suspended.

Kyrie Irving apologized to the public, including Commissioner Adam Silver, who Irving was hoping to hear.

Kyrie Irving categorically declined to say that this wasn't the first time Irving had the opportunity

Silver said in a statement that I would be visiting Kyrie Irving in person within the next week.