Kyrie Irving’s Ostracism Continues As Nike Cuts Ties

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving looks out during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers Monday, Oct. 31, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Jessie Alcheh)

At a glance

  • Nike on Friday cut ties with Nets star Kyrie Irving over his social-media. promotion of an anti-Semitic film and book.
  • That also means there will be no Kyrie 8, the latest iteration of Irving’s signature shoe line.
  • Irving already had been suspended for at least five games by the Nets for promoting the 2018 film “Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America” that is based on a 2015 book of the same name by Ronald Dalton.

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