Steph Curry happy Wiggins took on ‘responsibilities’ by taking vaccine

FILE PHOTO: Golden State Warriors attacker Andrew Wiggins. Mandatory credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Golden State Warriors’ Steph Curry said he is pleased that Andrew Wiggins has taken up his “responsibilities” as a team member by hosting an NBA season COVID-19 vaccine chief.

Unvaccinated players will have to abide by a long list of restrictions to play this season, and the NBA has previously rejected Wiggins’ request for a religious exemption.

Warriors coach Steve Kerr said over the weekend that Wiggins had been vaccinated and would be ready to play, and Curry was happy to be available.

“Whatever process he went through to arrive at that decision, he will be able to speak about that. We are delighted to have him,” Curry told reporters on Monday.

“I think that was quite a conversation to begin with. It’s a good sign to just take on his responsibilities as a member of the team.”

The 2021-2022 season kicks off on October 19, despite concerns about the contagious delta strain of the coronavirus hitting those unvaccinated particularly hard.

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