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In an interview with ESPN’s Malika Andrews, Adam Silver has finally admitted COVID isn’t going away despite the NBA’s 97 percent vaccination rate. A conclusion most small business owners shouted since last year, but it’s better late than never, we suppose.
Guess all it took was another outbreak to prove the vaccine didn’t work and that lockdowns are nothing more than government power grabs that lead to fat checks for big pharma.
Commissioner Adam Silver joined NBA Today to talk about COVID in the league as Christmas Day approaches.
Silver said there are currently no plans to pause the season. pic.twitter.com/LFIPCCejnQ
— Malika Andrews (@malika_andrews) December 21, 2021
“This virus will not be eradicated,” Silver said. “We’re going to have to learn to live with it.”
Well said, Mr. Silver — We agree.
"This virus will not be eradicated, and we're going to have to learn to live with it," NBA Commissioner Adam Silver tells @malika_andrews on ESPN just now.
— Howard Beck (@HowardBeck) December 21, 2021
Silver also revealed to Malika Andrews that 90 percent of the league’s cases are confirmed to be the Omicron variant. “Beyond dominant”, he added.
If true, and we assume that statistic is, nice vaccine Dr. Fauci. Well done! Now everyone go stand in line for your boosters — we won’t steer you wrong.
Adam Silver tells @malika_andrews that the Omicron variant constitutes 90 percent of the league's cases now. "Beyond dominant," he said.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) December 21, 2021
Doesn’t take a wizard to figure this out, and the only reason we’re hearing this now is because the vaccine’s failure is impacting NBA business. Had the NBA been able to suppress these facts we all understood many months ago, they’d likely be stitching hashtag “vax up” patches on their jerseys. They never really cared about public health despite the stomping of their feet, and now it shows because their asses are in the pot with the rest of us.
Malika Andrews would eventually ask if the NBA was considering a shutdown and Adam Silver’s response was perfect:
“There are no plans to stop the NBA season,” he said.
Adam Silver says there are no plans to stop the NBA season
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) December 21, 2021
The jig is up and we’re here for the whole ship to sink to the floor of the ocean. When the NBA finally agrees to allow COVID-positive players to participate, we’ll be on our way towards normalcy. Ya know, back when we determined ourselves if we were too sick to work. And if the NBA can remain open for business using their own thought out process, then that luxury should be awarded to the rest of America.