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Kyrie Irving's NBA suspension begins Friday

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving. (John Minchillo/AP)
Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving. (John Minchillo/AP)

Brooklyn Nets NBA player Kyrie Irving is suspended for at least 5 games for tweeting a link to a film with antisemitic tropes and then failing to disavow antisemitism.

Sports editor for The Nation David Zirin says the real danger is the white nationalists supporting Irving. He talks with Here & Now‘s Jane Clayson.

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