Kyrie Irving RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Kyrie Irving focused on health in 2015-16

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving is planning to alter his game in an attempt to reduce the injuries that so far have been a defining part of his career. Recovering from a broken kneecap suffered during the NBA Finals, Irving said Monday that he spent part of the offseason reviewing..." September 28

  • Kyrie Irving Could be Having a Child With 2010 Miss Texas United States Andrea Wilson

    Complex "According to TMZ Sports, Kyrie Irving has filed court documents in Texas, requesting a paternity test to determine if he is the father of 2010 Miss Texas United States Andrea Wilson's child, which is due in December. TMZ Sports is reporting that Kyrie and Andrea have "been close since 2013,"..." September 24

  • Irving, Kevin Love, Timofey Mozgov, Anderson Varejao all expected to be ready for Cavaliers training camp 2015

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cleveland Cavaliers anticipate that Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love, Timofey Mozgov and Anderson Varejao will be ready for the start of training camp Sept. 29, Northeast Ohio Media Group has learned. All four players are recovering from surgery. Irving (fractured knee cap) and Love (separated..." September 21

  • Irving progressing toward return to court for Cavaliers

    TSN "If Kyrie Irving knows when he'll be back on the floor with the Cleveland Cavaliers, he's not telling. The All-Star guard will only divulge this much: He's getting closer. Irving spoke Thursday about his ongoing recovery from the knee injury that required surgery and kept him from all but one..." September 18

  • Report: Cavs Expect Kyrie Irving to Play ‘Well Before January’

    SLAM Online "Last month, a report emerged claiming that Kyrie Irving could be sidelined until January following left knee surgery. According to the NEOMG, the expectation in Cleveland is for the All-Star point guard to suit up long before the new year rolls around. Reportedly, the Cavs plan to trim the..." September 08

  • 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