Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving hired his stepmother Shetellia Riley Irving as his new agent according to RealGM.
They also noted that Riley Irving is believed to be the only Black woman currently representing an NBA player as an agent.
Kyrie, who remains unvaccinated against COVID-19 and still can’t play in home games for the Nets, has played in just 15 games this season averaging 25.1 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 5.3 assists per game.
In July of 2019, he signed a four-year, $136,490,600 contract extension with Brooklyn that includes a player option for the 2022-23 season.
For declining to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, Irving’s been fined $381,181 or $408,445 for each game missed this season.
In total, the soon to be 30-year-old has been fined 35 times costing him $13,450,391 for missing 35 games for meeting COVID-19 protocols as of today.
Kyrie was previously represented by Roc Nation and Jeff Wechsler.
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