Irving practiced with the Nets on Sunday for the first time since he was suspended on November 3, and he is expected to return to the team for a Sunday night game after striking a conciliatory tone in an interview more than three weeks after he drew outrage.

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Irving told the Associated Press that he doesn't "stand for anything close to hate speech or antisemitism."

Irving offered his "deep regrets to anyone that felt threatened or felt hurt" when he posted a link to a film called "Hebron to Negroes: Wake Up Black America", which includes antisemitic tropes, including false narratives that Jews worship Satan and have ambitions of world do

According to multiple outlets, Irving is expected to play in the Nets game against the Memphis Grizzles on Sunday.

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Kyrie had conversations with people in the Jewish community. The Brooklyn Nets said in a statement that they were happy that he was going about the process in a meaningful way.

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He initially said he would take responsibility for the posting, but then refused to say he was not antisemitic in a heated exchange with reporters. He was suspended by the Nets for a minimum of five games, with the team saying his "failure to disavow antisemitism when given a clear opportunity to do so is deeply disturbing". Nike suspended its relationship with Irving after the controversy.

Irving apologized in an interview with SNY on Saturday. Irving doesn't "condone any hate speech or any prejudice" He said he has no hatred for the Jewish people. Explaining why he initially refused to say he was not antisemitic, Irving said: "I reacted out of pure defense and just hurt that I could be labeled or thought that I was being labeled as antisemitic or anti- Jewish."

Nike drops NBA star because of antisemitism controversy.

Nike drops NBA star because of antisemitism controversy.

The antisemitic book was touted as a sales spike.