AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): NBA star Kyrie Irving attended a Saturday post-match press conference wearing a keffiyeh to show solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza, where Israeli attacks since Oct. 7 have killed 13,000 people besides leaving a vast trail of destruction.
In the press conference, Dallas Mavericks' Australian-American guard Irving wore the headdress, which is considered a symbol of Palestinian resistance.
An eight-time NBA All-Star, Irving, 31, is one of the important players in the league, and won the 2016 NBA title with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
He has 12 years of NBA experience, previously playing for the Cavaliers, Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets before his move to the Mavericks earlier 2023.
NBA and Irving's current team Mavericks had earlier confirmed their support Israel.