Kyrie Irving RUMORS & NEWS

  • Drake says in Instagram post Kyrie Irving 'gave' Raptors two wins

    ESPN "One game after roasting LeBron James on Instagram, Toronto Raptors global ambassador Drake was in the house for Game 4 in Toronto. This time, it was Kyrie Irving who was the target of Drake's social media ire following the Raptors' Game 4 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. In the two games in..." May 24

  • Irving says he's OK after leaving Game 3 early

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cleveland Cavaliers lost their first game of the postseason, falling to the Toronto Raptors, 99-84, on Saturday night. But the scoreboard wasn't the worst sight of the evening for the Cavs. Kyrie Irving walked to the locker room in noticeable pain with around a minute remaining, taking..." May 22

  • NBA rules Irving didn't foul Jackson on final shot of Cavs-Pistons series

    The Score "The first-round series between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Detroit Pistons ended with a missed 3-pointer at the buzzer by Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson. Jackson, whose shot would've won the game for Detroit and sent the series back to Cleveland for Game 5, felt he was fouled on the play by..." April 25

  • Kyrie Irving And Baby Mama Andrea Wilson In Court Over Child Support

    Bossip "He’s just weathered the news that his ex-girlfriend Kehlani attempted suicide after her new lover PartyNextDoor outed their relationship on social media. And now, NBA baller Kyrie Irving is dealing with a new crisis over the women in his life – this time with his baby daughter’s mother, Texas..." April 12

  • Kyrie Irving says he's to blame for loss to Bulls

    ABC 13 "Kyrie Irving took the blame for Saturday’s 105-102 loss to the Chicago Bulls, and the Cleveland Cavaliers missed a chance to secure home-court advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs. Irving had three turnovers in the fourth quarter during a game-changing 15-4 run by Bulls..." April 10

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    Basketball Monster @BaskMonster

    Kyrie Irving (ankle) will be the only Cavs player out Sunday. Everyone else is available to play.

  • Irving: Cavs still 'team to beat' despite drama

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Despite the Cleveland Cavaliers' 2-2 record in their last four games, point guard Kyrie Irving isn't lacking confidence in his team. "We're still to the team to beat honestly, regardless of what anybody else says," he said after the 107-87 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday. "'[Pundits..." April 01

  • Kyrie Irving opens up about picture: 'Me and Kehlani were not dating when the picture came out'

    USA Today "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving offered his thoughts on Twitter Wednesday night about an Instagram post that suggested R&B singer-songwriter Kehlani had cheated on him. Late Monday night, reports surfaced that Kehlani had attempted suicide. According to Irving, the picture that..." March 31

  • Kyrie Irving girlfriend Kehlani cheating on him with PND?

    Larry Brown Sports "Kehlani, the R&B singer who is (was?) the girlfriend of Kyrie Irving, has deleted her Instagram account after ex-boyfriend PND posted a photo on Instagram of the two of them together in bed. Musical artist PND (Party Next Door) is Kehlani’s ex-boyfriend, or should we say, boyfriend before Kyrie..." March 28

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    Sports Insights @SportsInsights

    #NBA #Cavs - Kyrie Irving, Rest - is doubtful Saturday (3/26) at New York

  • Kyrie Irving will rest tonight against New York Knicks, but Mo Williams could make his return

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cleveland Cavaliers are resting Kyrie Irving for tonight's game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden, but they could be adding another point guard to the active list. After going through morning shootaround and then following it up with a mini-workout with assistant coach..." March 26

  • Kyrie Irving: LeBron James’ tweets were not about me

    Larry Brown Sports "Kyrie Irving says he does not think LeBron James’ ambiguous tweets sent this month were about him. Earlier this month James turned heads by sending out a series of cryptic tweets, which many interpreted as being passive aggressive shots at teammates. Some thought they could have been directed..." March 17

  • Cavaliers players frustrated with Kyrie Irving’s lack of passing

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said he wanted Kyrie Irving to be aggressive with LeBron James taking Wednesday's game off against the Dallas Mavericks. However, somewhere there was a disconnect, because Irving must have heard, "Shoot, shoot, shoot." A game-high 33 points on 12-of-28 shooting..." March 17

  • Kyrie Irving wants to take Kobe Bryant’s advice, create conflict for Cavs

    Larry Brown Sports "After the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, Kobe Bryant was asked what seemed to be missing with the Cavs. His response caught the ear of one of Cleveland’s brightest young players. “You have to have that inner conflict,” Bryant said after that game, via Dave..." March 13

  • LeBron James and Kyrie Irving reportedly have no on-court chemistry

    SB Nation "There's been no shortage of drama surrounding the Cleveland Cavaliers of late. An inexcusable loss to an extremely short-handed Memphis Grizzlies team on Monday night just raised more questions about the Eastern Conference favorite. One of those questions involves the relationship between stars..." March 09

  • Irving rebuts talk he wants out of Cleveland

    ESPN "Following the Cleveland Cavaliers' 100-96 win over the Indiana Pacers on Monday that snapped a two-game losing streak, guard Kyrie Irving responded to remarks by ESPN's Stephen A. Smith that Irving was unhappy playing for the Cavs. Earlier Monday, Smith, speaking on ESPN's First Take, said the..." March 01

  • Kyrie Irving doesn't want to play for Cavaliers

    SI "The Cleveland Cavaliers are in turmoil as the enter the final stretch of the regular season. The chemistry problems that plagued them at the start of the 2014-15 season seem to be back at the worst possible time, as no one is clicking and the team is getting blown out at random. You never know..." March 01

  • Hilton Implies Kyrie Irving Brought His Own Bed Bugs to Their Hotel

    Black Sports Online "Kyrie said he was attacked by some alien bed bugs in OKC causing him to not get any sleep and have flu-like symptoms during the game the next night (he only played 8 minutes). Hilton issued a statement where they apologize, but also pointed out that it is possible it was Kyrie’s fault." February 24

  • Terminix offers to accompany Cavs' Irving on road trip after bed bug incident

    The Score "Kyrie Irving's experience at an Oklahoma City hotel brought to life the phrase "don't let the bed bugs bite." The Cleveland Cavaliers guard revealed Monday that the reason he didn't play against the Thunder on Sunday was that he found bed bugs in his bed: " February 23

  • Kyrie Irving's 'bed bugs' encounter one of many strange occurrences at OKC hotel

    USA Today "After playing just nine minutes before leaving the floor during Sunday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder because of "flu-like symptoms," Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving told reporters that it wasn't the flu that kept him out of the game, but instead claimed that he was dealing with..." February 23

  • Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving puts blame for OKC absence on bed bugs

    ESPN "Kyrie Irving said it wasn't a stomach bug that caused him to miss most of the Cleveland Cavaliers' win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday. It was actually a bout with bed bugs from the night before. "Our team said I was out with flu-like symptoms," Irving said after the Cavs' 96-88..." February 23

  • Irving leaves game vs. Thunder with flu-like symptoms

    The Score "Kyrie Irving played nine minutes Sunday in the Cleveland Cavaliers' contest against the Oklahoma City Thunder, but departed in the second quarter and was later ruled out for the remainder of the contest due to flu-like symptoms. The Cavs found themselves significantly shorthanded in the..." February 21

  • Kehlani Confirms Relationship With Kyrie Irving, Says She Isn't In Love

    The Big Lead "Kehlani and Kyrie Irving made some headlines a few weeks ago when it popped up that they were dating. Irving later confirmed the relationship. The two have been very active on social media, and are clearly not shy about their feelings for one another. In an interview with ILY Magazine, the..." February 02

  • Tyronn Lue wants Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love to focus less on 'their brand' and defer to LeBron James

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Had the Cavaliers not just fired one coach, promoted another, and lost to the Chicago Bulls last weekend, some commentary from Tyronn Lue about what's not working between LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love might've made more noise. Lue, who was speaking Saturday before his first game as..." January 26

  • Kyrie Irving on not being voted starter for All-Star Game: 'Personally, I don't feel like I deserve it'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Going to the NBA All-Star Game has become part of Kyrie Irving's yearly routine. But his streak of three straight appearances in the annual showcase is in jeopardy after Toronto's Kyle Lowry nudged him out of his customary Eastern Conference starting spot. "He deserves it, man," Irving said of..." January 22

  • LeBron James: Kyrie Irving is the NBA MVP when healthy

    Larry Brown Sports "Kyrie Irving officially appears to be back at full strength after missing the beginning of the season while recovering from a broken knee cap. And a healthy Kyrie Irving gives the Cleveland Cavaliers an MVP-caliber player, according to LeBron James. Irving scored 25 points in just 29 minutes on..." January 07

  • Cavs' Kyrie Irving to sit Tuesday, plans to not miss any more games

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cleveland Cavaliers will have point guard Kyrie Irving back in the lineup for tonight's game against the Phoenix Suns after sitting out Saturday's loss in Portland. But Irving, because of his careful comeback from knee surgery, won't be activated for Wednesday's contest against the Denver..." December 29

  • John Wall says trailing Kyrie Irving in All-Star votes a 'joke'

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "At this time last season, John Wall had the look of awe on his face about the first tallies of NBA All-Star balloting. He was first in the East among guards. Now, he's dismissive of the results that were released this week that have him fifth, behind Dwyane Wade, Kyrie Irving, Kyle Lowry and Jimmy..." December 29

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    Kyrie Irving will not play tonight vs POR, source tells ESPN. No setback, just planned rest in the b2b as part of his return process.

  • Kyrie Irving to sit out second game of back-to-back

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving will not play Saturday against the Portland Trail Blazers, multiple sources told The plan for Irving to rest, with the Cavs playing in their first back-to-back games since Irving's return from a fractured left kneecap nearly a week ago, is simply..." December 26

  • Infographic: Irving vs. LeBron's ghosts of point guards past

    ESPN "The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors both sit atop their conferences and on track for a possible Finals rematch in June, and the Cavs have just welcomed back a key contributor in time for their marquee Christmas Day matchup -- point guard Kyrie Irving. Despite playing without Irving..." December 23

  • Cavs' Irving will never watch knee injury again

    The Score "Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving has vowed to never watch another replay of his knee injury in last season's NBA Finals. Irving, who made his season debut on Sunday against Philadelphia, said following practice on Tuesday that he looked at the video of him breaking his left kneecap in Game 1 eight..." December 22

  • Kyrie Irving to play for first time since NBA Finals

    ESPN "Kyrie Irving will make his season debut Sunday when the Cleveland Cavaliers host the Philadelphia 76ers. "I'm pretty F'ing excited," Irving said Saturday. "There were a few things I had to clear, but there was no rush on it. ... I've been ready to play, but biomechanically we just wanted to..." December 20

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    Kyrie Irving @KyrieIrving

    I'm back.

  • Kyrie Irving Expected To Make Season Debut On Thursday Against Thunder

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Boston Celtics without starting point guard Kyrie Irving, who is very close to making his return to the court. According to ESPN’s Dave McMenamin, the return will be coming on Thursday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Although he won’t be starting,..." December 16

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    Kyrie Irving @KyrieIrving

    Sorry to dwindle the news, but I won't be returning tmrw. It was wrongfully reported. When I do come back you'll hear it directly from me.

  • Kyrie Irving 'ready to play,' yet team staying cautious with his return

    ESPN "A source familiar with Kyrie Irving's rehabilitation told the fifth-year guard is “ready to play” both mentally and physically and has been that way for about a week. Yet, Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt said after practice Sunday that “we won’t see” Irving on the court Tuesday..." December 14

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    David Blatt says Kyrie Irving is "looking good" and "feeling good" but he will not play Tuesday in Boston.

  • Shumpert could make season debut tonight vs. Orlando; Kyrie not ready yet

    Waiting For Next Year "Guards Kyrie Irving and Iman Shumpert have yet to play this season. Shumpert has been recovering from a right wrist injury suffered in September (Fear the Sword’s Trevor Magnotti did an in-depth breakdown on the nature of the injury), while Irving has been on the slow road back from fracturing his..." December 11

  • Cavs' Irving, Shumpert appear close to return "All-Star guard Kyrie Irving and Cleveland Cavaliers teammate Iman Shumpert could be close to returning and might be able to play as soon as this weekend. Irving has been out since breaking his left kneecap in Game 2 of the NBA Finals last season against the Golden State Warriors. Shumpert has..." December 11

  • Kyrie Irving Participates Fully In Practice For First Time Since Injury

    Real GM Basketball "Kyrie Irving was a full participant in Thursday's practice for the first time this season. Irving is recovering from a fractured kneecap. "I think the biggest thing for me is getting over the mental hump of being able to go out there and still compete," Irving said Thursday afternoon. "I've..." December 04

  • Kyrie Irving, Iman Shumpert make their practice debuts for Cleveland Cavaliers

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The returns of Kyrie Irving and Iman Shumpert are drawing nearer for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Both guards made their practice debuts Monday, but only played in portions of the session, according to head coach David Blatt. He said the coaching staff was "able to gauge them in moderated..." November 30

  • Kyrie Irving impresses in 1-on-1 matchup with LeBron James

    ESPN "Kyrie Irving played a set of modified 1-on-1 games against LeBron James after the Cleveland Cavaliers' shootaround Saturday and “destroyed him,” a team source told They weren’t true games of 1-on-1 in the sense that only one dribble was allowed per possession, thus rendering James’..." November 22

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    Kyrie Irving played friendly game of 1-on-1 w/ LeBron James after shootaround. I'm no Dr., but he looks good. Still ways to go, I'm told.

  • Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving cleared for unrestricted weight-bearing activities

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving was recently cleared for unrestricted weight-bearing activities, league sources informed From here, the team's training staff can intensify his leg-strengthening assignments as it sees fit, I'm told. This is a significant hurdle Irving..." November 14

  • David Blatt: Kyrie Irving still has “ways to go” in return

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Cleveland Cavaliers are doing just fine, thank you very much. They are 7-1 and atop the Eastern Conference standings. And they are not close to full strength, Kyrie Irving is still out recovering from the fractured kneecap he suffered during the NBA Finals last June. When might we see..." November 13

  • Kyrie Irving sees 'light at the end of the tunnel' in rehab for kneecap

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving is heading into the homestretch of his rehabilitation after undergoing surgery to repair a fractured left kneecap nearly five months ago. Despite his team's insistence there is no timeline in place for his return, Irving revealed he does indeed have a return..." November 05

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    Kyrie Irving (knee) has traveled with the #Cavs to Philly for tonight's game against Sixers.

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    Kyrie Irving says he has been running for the last 3 weeks. He hasn't been cleared for two-a-days. Says no timetable exists for full return

  • Kyrie Irving's 2015-16 mentality: 'There's going to be a lot more rage'

    The Score "For Kyrie Irving and the Cleveland Cavaliers, the pain from losing in the NBA Finals still lingers. And that's a good thing. Falling to the Golden State Warriors in last season's championship series without Irving and Kevin Love on the floor - due to a fractured knee cap and dislocated..." September 29