Kyrie Irving RUMORS & NEWS

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    NBA on ESPN @ESPNNBA

    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.com "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 ESPN.com. 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"

    Covers.com "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

    CBSSports.com "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.com "‎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 ESPN.com 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

    CBSSports.com "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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    Fred McLeod @CavsFredMcLeod

    Mike says Kyrie is a go with Dion starting too

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    M.S. Boyer/J. Valade @PDcavsinsider

    #Cavs Kyrie Irving (strained left biceps) cleared to resume practice

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    Sam Amico @SamAmicoFSO

    #Cavs' Kyrie Irving will have his strained biceps evaluated today, but no conclusion is expected. Irving said he's hopeful of playing Tues.

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    M.S. Boyer/J. Valade @PDcavsinsider

    Kyrie Irving was taking a bunch of 3-pointers after #Cavs shootaround today in NYC. Scheduled for re-evaluation Mon, but he's looking good.

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    Jason Lloyd @JasonLloydABJ

    #Cavs say Kyrie Irving has strained tendon in his biceps. Will be shut down for two weeks and re-evaluated

  • Biceps injury could end season for Cavaliers Kyrie Irving

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "It's possible the Cavaliers lost Kyrie Irving for the season in Sunday's 102-80 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night at Staples Center. Irving, the Cavs All-Star point guard, left the game with a left biceps injury late in the first quarter, and he left the arena with his left arm..." March 17

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    Tom Withers @twithersAP

    Kyrie Irving was back at practice with #Cavs today after missing one day with stomach bug.

  • Could the Cavaliers lose Kyrie Irving?

    ESPN.com "If Kyrie Irving truly wants to be on a different team next season he can probably make it happen. The Cleveland Cavaliers will offer Irving a maximum contract extension once they're allowed to on July 1, and if he hasn't signed it by October, the team will likely be forced to trade him before..." February 25

  • All-Star Game MVP Kyrie Irving allows Cleveland to briefly forget about LeBron

    Yahoo! Sports "There hasn't been much for Cleveland Cavaliers fans to cheer about since LeBron James left nearly four years ago. And when the Cavaliers finally did have a shining moment Sunday night, it was James who actually told Kyrie Irving to hold his NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player award trophy up..." February 17

  • Kyrie Irving scores 31 points to win MVP and lead East to 163-155 victory in NBA All-Star Game

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving had one goal in mind in his first NBA All-Star start on Sunday night in Smoothie King Center. "Sunday is the time to put on a show,'' he said before the game. He did that with his usual assortment of dizzying drives to the hole, some timely jumpers and key..." February 17

  • Once toast of NBA, Cavs' Kyrie Irving now sits in complex space

    Sporting News "The glow around Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving was never brighter than at this time last year, during All-Star weekend. That was when Irving dazzled with 32 points in the Rising Stars Challenge before going on to take home the winning trophy in the 3-point contest and making his All-Star..." February 14

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    Jason Lloyd @JasonLloydABJ

    Kyrie Irving did not participate in shootaround this morning. He is sick. Game-time decision tonight vs. Wizards

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    M.S. Boyer/J. Valade @PDcavsinsider

    Kyrie Irving will play for #Cavs at WASH. Missed shootaround because he didn't feel well

  • No reason for the Cavaliers to consider trading Kyrie Irving

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Trade Kyrie Irving? Not right now. Not before this summer, when the Cavaliers have a chance to offer him a five-year, $80 million contract extension. If Irving has no interest in signing a long-term deal. … If he wants to become the first player in NBA history to reject some sort of maximum..." February 05

  • Cavs' Irving: 'I'm pretty sure I'm going to be here for a long time'

    Akron Beacon Journal "Kyrie Irving said he enjoys being in Cleveland and playing for the Cavaliers, but stopped short of saying he'll take a max contract offer if he's presented with one this summer. ESPN's Chad Ford reported earlier Thursday in his weekly chat that Irving has privately told people he wants out of..." January 31

  • Where has Kyrie Irving's impact gone for the Cavaliers?

    CBSSports.com "Since You Know Who took his talents to a nicer climate and a better team, Kyrie Irving has been the lone bright spot in a rough rebuilding process in Cleveland. The Cleveland Cavaliers landed the first pick in the NBA draft in 2011, took Irving with the top selection despite not possessing a ton..." January 30

  • Cleveland Cavaliers may think Kyrie Irving hasn’t earned a max contract

    Akron Beacon Journal "In two weeks, Kyrie Irving will walk onto a stage of glowing lights and billowing smoke when the NBA’s All-Star game blends into a rock concert. Fans will cheer him, the league’s superstars will embrace him and Irving will realize his childhood dream when he is introduced as a starter for the..." January 26

  • Cavs' Kyrie Irving to start All-Star game, named to Team USA pool

    The News-Herald "Thursday was a monumental day for Kyrie Irving. First, Irving was among a pool of 28 players who will be on Team USA’s national team for 2014-16, the first step toward making the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic teams. Then, he earned a starting spot for the Eastern Conference All-Star team..." January 24

  • Kyrie Irving wants to defend three-point title at All-Star Weekend

    CBSSports.com "Cavaliers All-Star Kyrie Irving said at shootaround Friday he intends to defend his three-point title. Irving won his first in 2013. That's a tough mark. Irving's shooting 37 percent from three this season, down from 39 percent last year. Going into the event, Stephen Curry was the favorite,..." January 24

  • Expected 2014 NBA All-Star Game starters

    CBSSports.com "On Thurday night at 7 p.m. ET, TNT's "Inside the NBA" will announce the 2014 NBA All-Star starters. We've gota pretty good idea of what that's going to look like based on earlier returns. Here are the expected results. The big questions: Will Chris Paul re-take his spot from Stephen Curry for..." January 23

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    Bob Cooney @BobCooney76

    Guard Jarrett Jack is out tonight for Cavs against Sixers. Kyrie Irving is a game time decision.

  • Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (knee bruise) won't play Sunday against Pacers

    CBSSports.com "On Tuesday against the Indiana Pacers, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving drove to the basket in transition and came up limping. He suffered what the Cavs are calling a "knee bruise" on the play and an MRI showed no significant injuries from the play. Irving came back into the game and..." January 05

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    M.S. Boyer/J. Valade @PDcavsinsider

    #Cavs Kyrie Irving will not travel to Brooklyn for Saturday's game. Status for Sunday vs ORL undetermined

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    Tom Withers @twithersAP

    Jarrett Jack will start if Irving can't play. #Cavs

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    Fred McLeod @CavsFredMcLeod

    Cavs docs and training staff feel it's best Kyrie sits this one out tonight...still day to day...Jarrett starts

  • Report: Kyrie Irving has knee bruise, is day-to-day

    Pro Basketball Talk "Finally, some good injury news. An MRI revealed Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving has only a knee contusion and he is officially day-to-day, reports Brian Windhorst of ESPN. Considering he had to leave the game and thought he felt a “pop” this is very good news. Especially for the people who have..." January 02

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The MRI on Kyrie Irving's left knee is considered precautionary, league sources tell Yahoo. No damage expected to be found.

  • Kyrie Irving set for MRI after feeling a ‘pop’ in his knee

    Pro Basketball Talk "It was one of those injuries during a season filled with them that looked as though it might cause Kyrie Irving to miss significant time. Late in the third quarter of the Pacers’ win over the Cavaliers on Tuesday, Irving’s knee seemed to buckle a bit on a drive to the basket, which caused him..." January 01