Kyrie Irving Injury: Updates on Cavaliers Star’s Recovery from Knee Surgery

August 27th, 2015 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving may not return to the lineup until January as the team takes a conservative approach with his recovery from knee surgery. 

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Chances 'Slim' Irving Starts Opening Night Thursday, Aug. 27 Chris Haynes of reported the Cavaliers are approaching his recovery "carefully and methodically."

The Cavaliers have serious NBA title hopes for the 2015-16 season, which is why this could be a devastating setback. Irving, who underwent surgery on his fractured kneecap in June, was initially expected to miss three to four months.

That would have put him back in the lineup around October, possibly in time for the start of the regular season. In recent weeks, however, Irving and the team have been quick to pump the brakes on that type of talk. 

"I'm honestly not putting a date on anything," Irving said in July, per Haynes. "People are going to put a date regardless. I'm just continuing to be on the journey I've been on, and that's continuing to get better every single day and rehabbing my leg."

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