Kyrie Irving Injury Update: Twitter Reacts to Star’s Season-Ending Knee Surgery

June 5th, 2015 by Adam Wells Leave a reply »

The final image of Kyrie Irving in the NBA Finals will be him limping off the court in the Cleveland Cavaliers' Game 1 loss against Golden State, as the star guard is officially done for the season. 

Per Daryl Ruiter of 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland, the Cavaliers announced that Irving suffered a fractured left kneecap and will need three to four months of recovery time following surgery:

ESPN's Marc Stein noted the Cavaliers' press release stated Irving will undergo surgery in the "coming days":

After the game Thursday, Irving seemed to fear that this was a serious injury, per's Brian Windhorst:

You can hear in the tone of my voice that I'm a little worried. I just want to make sure everything is OK, and I'm going to take the necessary steps to see what's going on.

It was a little bit different than what I had been experiencing. [Before,] there was a quick pinch, but I could still feel what was going on in my knee. This time, I kind of knew it was a little bit different [from] the other times.

Irving issued a personal statement on his Inst ...

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