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NBA faces anti-vaccine crisis as NYC, San Francisco say: 'Get the shot or don't play'

The NBA is struggling internally with a vocal minority of players who refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine, blocking a vaccine mandate as the organization threatens to withhold pay from players who miss games.

Host Tonya Mosley speaks with Matt Sullivan, Rolling Stone writer and author of “Can’t Knock The Hustle,” about the growing crisis.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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