Kyrie Irving supports WNBA players who do not participate in the season
WNBA players who withdrew from the 2019-2020 season will not receive any salary. However, Brooklyn Nets superstar Kyrie Irving (Kyrie Irving) is ensuring that WNBA players can earn income.
Kyrie Irving has pledged $1.5 million to supplement the income of players who have opted out due to coronavirus issues or social justice issues.
According to Sportrac, The average salary of the WNBA is just over $200,000.
Irving said in a statement: “In these conversations, I understand the challenges and opportunities of their decision, and how it will affect their lives, families and overall well-being.” USA Today Sports, After meeting with WNBA players such as Washington Mystics guard Natasha Cloud and Seattle Storm guard Jewell Loyd.
“The platform was created to provide support to all WNBA players in order to relieve some of the financial pressure imposed during these challenging times. Whether it is deciding to fight for social justice, play basketball, focus on physical or mental health, or just keep in touch with their families This initiative is expected to support their priorities and decisions.”
This post is written by Alexandros Tsakos