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Kyrie Irving’s suspension for sharing links to an anti-Semitic film on his Twitter page three weeks ago will continue Tuesday night when the Brooklyn Nets visit the Sacramento Kings. It will be the seventh consecutive game Irving has been suspended for. His original suspension called for a minimum of five games. There is no telling when he will be back on the floor for the Nets (if ever again), and Brooklyn has not commented on the matter.

The Nets tried to give Irving a chance to show contrition for his Twitter post, going as far as to reach out to the Anti-Defamation League, with Irving, and agree to put forward $500,000 for educational programs on tolerance of all peoples. Once Irving hesitated to publicly apologize for the post about the controversial film “Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America” the Nets opted instead to suspend the star guard.

Irving later apologized in a post on Instagram.

Owner Joe Tsai who condemned the Iriving post in its initial days, said that Irving still has work to do to earn his way back. “He has to show people that he’s sorry,” Tsai told The New York Post “What’s important — and what people miss — is he only apologized after he was suspended.”

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