A clip showing Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac describing his unvaccinated status went viral Tuesday on Twitter, drawing praise and ire. Isaac, a 2017 first-round pick, expressed concerns about long-term adverse side effects, correctly noting the inherent risks.
As an elite athlete who has already had COVID-19, Isaac says it makes more sense to be hesitant about taking the jab. In his opinion and from his own research, it also won’t make much of a difference for those around him whether he is vaccinated or not.
Watch Isaac’s response here:
Isaac is not the only NBA star to make public statements against the vaccination recently. Washington Wizards superstar Bradley Beal shared similar sentiments, posing a question for the high and mighty vaccinated. Watch: