Kyrie Irving RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers will not rush his return from knee injury; he may not play until January

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cavaliers plan to work Kyrie Irving back into playing condition carefully and methodically as he recovers from a left kneecap fracture suffered in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Multiple league sources say his rehabilitation is going smoothly, but that the chances are slim of him being in the..." August 27

  • Report: LeBron, Kyrie to see reduced minutes next season

    Larry Brown Sports "With several Eastern Conference rivals getting significantly stronger this offseason, if the Cleveland Cavaliers want to make it back to the NBA Finals in 2016, they’re gonna have to do some maintenance around the edges. And the team knows it very well. According to a report on Saturday by..." August 23

  • Kyrie Irving cleared by doctors to begin working out, able to put pressure on leg following surgery

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Nearly two months after Kyrie Irving left Oracle Arena on crutches, his season coming to a dejecting end because of a fractured left kneecap, Irving was back on a basketball court. "Great," Irving said when asked how he is feeling following surgery in early June. "Taking it one day at a time...." July 26

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    Ethan J. Skolnick @EthanJSkolnick

    Kyrie Irving is rehabbing in Miami and David Griffin says Irving is on pace. Love & Varejao will be ready for start of camp

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    Ethan Strauss @SherwoodStrauss

    Draymond on Kyrie Irving saying the healthy Cavs would have won the title: "I think if I was 6-11 I'd be Anthony Davis"

  • Kyrie Irving says Cavaliers ‘definitely would have won’ the championship if they had everyone healthy

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Cavaliers won two games against the Warriors in the NBA Finals, and did so with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love both sidelined due to injury. Had they been healthy, could they have won two more? Irving believes the answer is a resounding “yes.” In an appearance on The Big Podcast With Shaq,..." July 08

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    Ben Golliver @BenGolliver

    "I felt good. It was a freak play. It wasn't the minutes like everyone was speculating. ... I don't have any regrets." Kyrie Irving on knee

  • Knee tendinitis of Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving remains a mystery as NBA Finals opens

    Akron Beacon Journal "Kyrie Irving conceded he doesn’t watch much television these days. And whenever he walks down the street, whether it be Cleveland or San Francisco, the only question he receives is about his knee. Unfortunately for him and the Cavaliers, the answer isn’t what they had hoped by now. Irving’s..." June 04

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    There is growing optimism that Cavs guard Kyrie Irving (knee) will play tonight after missing past two East Finals games, sources told Y!

  • Kyrie Irving back in Cavaliers lineup for Game 4

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kyrie Irving has missed the last two games for the Cavaliers while dealing with a knee injury. Cleveland won both of them anyway, with Game 3 requiring an especially transcendent performance from LeBron James in order to get the job done. The Cavaliers are holding what should be an..." May 26

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    Ben Golliver @BenGolliver

    David Blatt: Kyrie Irving will warm up before decision is made regarding Game 4 status.

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    Kyrie Irving is out on the practice court, wearing a soft sleeve on his left knee.

  • Kyrie Irving out for Game 2 with knee injury

    SB Nation "Kyrie Irving will miss Game 2 of the Eastern conference finals, reports Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports. According to Spears, Irving is questionable to play in Game 3 on Sunday. Irving has been battling knee tendinitis for a while but has tried to play through it. He has seen his minutes..." May 23

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    Brian Windhorst @WindhorstESPN

    Cavs announce Kyrie Irving is skipping shootaround to get tests on left knee. He's questionable for Game 2 tonight.

  • Kyrie Irving misses Cavaliers' shootaround, questionable for Game 2

    ESPN "The Cleveland Cavaliers may be without star guard Kyrie Irving for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals Friday night as he continues to deal with a left knee issue. Coach David Blatt says Irving didn't attend the morning shootaround in order to meet with the team's head physician, Dr...." May 22

  • Kyrie Irving: I Just Don't Have It Right Now

    Real GM Basketball "Kyrie Irving is battling an injured foot and knee, severely limiting his effectiveness. "I just don't have it right now," said Irving." May 22

  • 2014-2015 All NBA Teams named "The NBA announced today that Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has been named to the 2014-15 All-NBA First Team. The distinction is the first in Davis’ three years in the NBA. Davis, 6-10, 220, led the NBA in Player Impact Estimate (PIE), which measures a player's overall statistical contribution..." May 21

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    Bleacher Report NBA @BR_NBA

    According to Lisa Salters, Kyrie Irving is now DOUBTFUL to return vs. Chicago with a left knee injury #NBAPlayoffs

  • Kyrie Irving: 'Most I've done to prepare for one game in my whole entire career'

    Akron Beacon Journal "When he was a rookie teenager, Kyrie Irving used to watch the elaborate stretching and icing a veteran like Antawn Jamison did before and after games and Irving would chuckle. Now only 23, Irving has joined the club. Irving said he felt good again when he woke up this morning and will be ready..." May 14

  • Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving not 100 percent, but he's producing vs. Bulls

    The News-Herald "The Cavaliers weren’t sure which player was going to show up for Game 5. Was it going to be the Kyrie Irving who was limping up and down the court and had no lift on his shot, or was it going to be the dynamic three-time All-Star? They found out on his first fastbreak. He took it directly..." May 14

  • Kyrie Irving refuses to sit out despite right foot, left knee ailments

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving, already suffering from a strained right foot, underwent an MRI on Monday morning that revealed tendinitis in his left knee, according to the team. Irving said his left leg started to bother him as he overcompensated for his sore right foot, an..." May 12

  • MRI reveals Kyrie Irving has tendinitis in left knee

    Fear The Sword "Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving had MRI after this morning and it reveled that Irving is suffering from tendinitis in his left knee on a top of a right foot strain. Irving will, however, still play in Tuesday's Game 5 vs. the Chicago Bulls. Irving has been noticeably slower and..." May 11

  • Kyrie will play despite foot strain, knee pain

    SB Nation "An MRI has revealed that Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving has a right foot strain and tendinitis in his left knee, according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst. Nevertheless, Irving is not expected to miss any time, even though he admitted he's having a lot of trouble "running around." "I..." May 11

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    Joe Vardon @joevardon

    Blatt said Kyrie will play, LeBron will rest

  • Kyrie Irving says LeBron James gave him a lecture after no-assist game

    CBS Sports "Kyrie Irving and LeBron James spoke with about their relationship as teammates and its evolution this season, and it's a really entertaining and insightful read. It balances the line that so often creates polarization on both sides. When there were rumors of discord this season, with..." April 03

  • Kyrie Irving on his relationship with LeBron James: ‘I don’t want to say it’s not been rocky at all’

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Eons ago in this NBA season and in a place far, far away from Cleveland (it was Utah), Kyrie Irving poured in 34 points. That night, on Nov. 5, the Cavaliers fell to the Jazz 102-100 on Gordon Hayward's buzzer beater. LeBron James scored 31 and added four assists, but lost Hayward when he..." March 31

  • How Kyrie Irving has blossomed since teaming up with LeBron

    New York Post "An All-Star Game MVP trophy sits on his mantle or nightstand or wherever the heck NBA players plop such items. He has the two highest individual scoring games in the NBA this season, 57 and 55 points. But Kyrie Irving gets pumped about one thing. “Winning,” the Cavaliers point guard said..." March 27

  • Cleveland Cavaliers' guard Kyrie Irving open and candid: 'I'm going to command your respect'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "During the 2013-14 season, Kyrie Irving's third year in the league, the then 21-year-old was averaging 20.8 points, 3.6 rebounds and 6.1 assists. For a while, the young Cavaliers were fighting for a playoff berth until their talent and chemistry caught up to them. On the surface, Irving had an..." March 16

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    Kyrie Irving will play tonight as Cavs face Celtics. Kevin Love is game-time decision due to illness.

  • Kyrie Irving misses second game with shoulder injury, expected to return Tuesday against Celtics

    Akron Beacon Journal "Kyrie Irving missed his second game Sunday with a strained left shoulder, but is expected to return Tuesday when the Cavaliers host the Boston Celtics. Irving was initially expected to return for Sunday’s 105-103 overtime loss to the Houston Rockets, but never made the trip after he was..." March 02

  • Kyrie Irving falls to fourth among Eastern Conference guards in All-Star voting, stands to lose about $9 million

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA has released its third batch of All-Star voting results: Eastern Conference Frontcourt 1. LeBron James (Cle) 971,299 2. Pau Gasol (Chi) 527,582 3. Carmelo Anthony (NY) 456,186 4. Chris Bosh (Mia) 354,609 5. Kevin Love (Cle) 260,269 6. Marcin Gortat (Was)..." January 08

  • Kyrie Irving shall return to Cavaliers' starting lineup against Rockets

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Point guard Kyrie Irving will return to the Cavaliers' starting lineup against the Houston Rockets after missing Monday's devastating loss to the Philadelphia 76ers with a sore lower back. On Jan. 2 at Charlotte is where Irving first felt his back stiffen up. Later in the game he fell on his..." January 07

  • Kyrie Irving on the Cavs' recent struggles: 'I'd rather be in this position right now than I was last year'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cleveland Cavaliers are in the midst of a tough stretch to finish the calendar year. After Wednesday's loss against the Milwaukee Bucks, 96-80, the Cavs have lost three straight and four of the last five. Rumors, injuries, bickering and inconsistent play have highlighted the first portion of..." January 02

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    As expected, Kyrie Irving confirmed he'll play tonight vs. ATL

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    Fran Blinebury @franblinebury

    Kyrie Irving putting weight on left knee as he leaves court. Horrible looking landing after contesting Westbrook jumper.

  • The Irving-Love handshake: Cavs issue a statement to clarify its meaning

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The celebratory handshake by the Cavaliers' Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving after Monday's 118-111 win over the New Orleans Pelicans has received plenty of attention. At the conclusion of their choreographed handshake, each placed his right hand near the corner of his mouth with his thumb and index..." November 12

  • LeBron, Irving exchange words in 'healthy' argument

    ESPN "LeBron James and Kyrie Irving exchanged words in the Cleveland Cavaliers' locker room following the team's 19-point loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night, and it led to Irving leaving quickly without speaking to the media, multiple sources told The discussion was seen as..." November 07

  • Kyrie Irving in walking boot for ankle injury

    Sporting News "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving has faced injury issues at almost every turn during his NBA career, and he appears to be dealing with another problem in advance of the 2014-15 season. In Rio for preseason basketball against the Miami Heat, Irving was spotted in a walking boot to support..." October 08

  • LeBron: "Kyrie can be the best PG in the league" "The Cleveland Cavaliers are going to have a brand new look this season, and hometown boy LeBron James is pretty excited about the makeup of the team - especially at the point guard position. Kyrie Irving, the Cavs' No. 1 overall selection in the 2011 NBA Draft, has blossomed into an NBA..." September 18

  • Kyrie Irving suffers hip injury after fall in Team USA blowout

    CBS Sports "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving took a nasty fall in Team USA's 95-71 win over Ukraine in FIBA World Cup group play Thursday and had to be helped back to the locker room. Irving took quite a while to get up and was eventually helped back to the locker room. We'll keep you updated on his..." September 04

  • Kyrie Irving to start at point guard for Team USA

    ESPN "‎Kyrie Irving will start opposite Goran Dragic at point guard Tuesday night when Team USA plays Slovenia in its final tuneup game leading into the FIBA World Cup. But Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski, in tabbing Irving as his starter against the Dragic-led Slovenians, told that one..." August 25

  • Kyrie Irving's Transformation Starts With Admission He Needs LeBron, Cavs' New Vets

    Real GM Basketball "Everywhere now, people probe into Kyrie Irving and his intentions as a leader. They tell him he’s been a leader on the Cleveland Cavaliers, that now is his time in the sport, and these people keep speeding the clock on his maturity beyond reality. Cleveland lucked into Irving in 2011, a franchise..." August 19

  • Kyrie Irving’s contract extension lets him opt out early

    Pro Basketball Talk "We don’t yet know what type of contract LeBron James will sign with the Cavaliers. Will it be a two-year deal with a player option, a three-year deal with a player option or a four-year deal with a player option? Those are the possibilities. Barring an unlikely extension, LeBron will hit..." July 12

  • Irving agrees to $90 million extension to stay with Cavs

    SB Nation "Despite much noise to the contrary, Kyrie Irving and the Cavaliers agreed to the five-year maximum extension on the first day of free agency. After much speculation, Kyrie Irving has indeed agreed to sign a five-year maximum extension to stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to owner Dan..." July 01

  • Cavs flying to New Jersey to offer Kyrie Irving the max

    CBS Sports "Members of the Cleveland Cavaliers front office are flying to New Jersey on Monday in order to meet star point guard Kyrie Irving and offer him a maximum contract extension as soon as the team is allowed to, according to ESPN's Chris Broussard. It was reported weeks ago that the Cavs would try..." June 30

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    Peter Vecsey @PeterVecsey1

    Contrary 2 report, reason Cavs won't offer Kyrie max extension: because they know he wouldn't accept & don't want 2 look bad#goinggoinggone

  • Kyrie Irving not consulted on Mike Brown’s firing, says Cavaliers general manager David Griffin

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kyrie Irving is the Cavaliers’ only All-Star since LeBron James, the unquestioned franchise player. Irving can also become an unrestricted free agent as soon as 2016 (though it’s much more likely delayed until 2020) and has reportedly expressed a desire to leave Cleveland. Even though Irving..." May 13

  • Kyrie Irving: "No definitive answer" on contract extension

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "After the final buzzer sounded, after Kyrie Irving stuck around to hand out not just one pair of shoes, but several, at Fan Appreciation Night, the Cavaliers point guard at long last addressed the fact that he can sign a contract extension this summer. And he came the closest he has to..." April 17

  • Kyrie Irving, Dion Waiters downplay rumors of rift

    The News-Herald "It might be time for TMZ to swoop in. Better yet, it might make for a new reality series. The Cavaliers are on the verge of being eliminated from the Eastern Conference playoff race. One more Atlanta victory in its last six games will end the Cavs’ run. Yet the Cavs were more intent on showing..." April 08

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    Kyrie Irving @KyrieIrving

    Sick to my stomach with all these rumors and accusations. Can I play without media guessing at my life and putting B.S out for headlines.

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