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Israeli ambassador praises Brooklyn Nets for suspending Kyrie Irving

The eccentric basketball star has been mired in controversy over a video he shared on Twitter that many say is antisemitic.
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The controversy surrounding American basketball star Kyrie Irving and antisemitism has captured the attention of the Israeli government. 

Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan praised the Brooklyn Nets last night after the team suspended Irving. 

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