Nets condemn Kyrie Irving's advertising of antisemitic film - ESPN

big apple -- Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai issued a press release Friday night condemning preserve Kyrie Irving's choice to promote an antisemitic film and e-book on his social media bills.

"i am disenchanted that Kyrie looks to support a movie in response to a publication full of anti-Semitic disinformation," Tsai tweeted. "I want to sit down and make sure he knows this is hurtful to every body, and as a person of religion, it is incorrect to advertise hate in response to race, ethnicity or religion."

As Rolling Stone at first stated in an editorial previous Friday, Irving promoted a movie called "Hebrews to Negroes: awaken Black america" that, because the journal points out, is "filled with antisemitic tropes."

Irving posted a tweet Thursday that linked out to the film's Amazon page. The movie, which changed into launched in 2018, is according to a 2015 publication by way of the same identify.

"The Brooklyn Nets strongly condemn and have no tolerance for the advertising of any sort of hate speech," the team talked about in an announcement on Friday. "We believe that in these situations, our first action have to be open, sincere speak. We thank those, together with the ADL (Anti-Defamation League), who had been supportive right through this time."

Irving has no longer yet addressed the resolution to promote the book and the movie. The Nets play the Indiana Pacers on Saturday evening.

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