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NBA Denies Andrew Wiggins Religious Exemption From COVID-19 Vaccine

The NBA denied Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins's request to get a religious exemption for the COVID-19 vaccine.

"The NBA has reviewed and denied Andrew Wiggins request for religious exemption from the San Francisco Department of Public Health's order requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all participants age 12 and older at large indoor events," the league said in a statement.

The San Francisco Department of Public Health ruled Friday that those who are unvaccinated cannot enter the Chase Center, even if they have a religious or medical exemption.

"At large and mega indoor events, all patrons 12 and older must be vaccinated at this time," the health department's statement read.