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Carmelo Anthony knows why Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving ran from Knicks

Carmelo Anthony knows why Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving ran from Knicks

PORTLAND — Carmelo Anthony understood why Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving spurned his former team, the

PORTLAND — Carmelo Anthony understood why Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving spurned his former team, the

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Lousy Knicks hope interim coach Miller can stop the bleeding - amNewYork

But Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving agreed to join Brooklyn in the opening hours of free agency and the

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Harris, Jordan take Nets past Hornets, 111-104

Harris, Jordan take Nets past Hornets, 111-104

won for the fifth time in their last six road games, all while playing without injured point guard Kyrie

Irving.

won for the fifth time in their last six road games, all while playing without injured point guard Kyrie

Irving.

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Kyrie Irving’s shoulder injury seems way worse than expected

Kyrie Irving’s shoulder injury seems way worse than expected

ATLANTA — The Nets have been about as transparent as a brick wall when it comes to Kyrie Irving’s shoulder

Irving missed his 10th straight game Wednesday with what the Nets termed a shoulder impingement.

But two specialists told The Post that Irving is likely to be out a few more weeks, while another source

., had told The Post earlier that Irving would likely miss “a couple of weeks.”

ATLANTA — The Nets have been about as transparent as a brick wall when it comes to Kyrie Irving’s shoulder

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Kevin Garnett Explains Why Kyrie Irving Wasn't A Good Fit In Boston

Kevin Garnett Explains Why Kyrie Irving Wasn't A Good Fit In Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — The Boston Celtics are done talking about Kyrie Irving. But former Celtics are not.

KG wasn’t surprised to see Irving leave Boston for Brooklyn over the summer, because he doesn’t think

Irving could handle the spotlight that comes with wearing a Celtics uniform.

You have to have some major cojones to be there,” Garnett told the New York Daily News when asked if Irving

The Boston Celtics are done talking about Kyrie Irving. But former Celtics are not.

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Al Horford happy for Gordon Hayward, lauds Stevens for Celtics’ start

Al Horford happy for Gordon Hayward, lauds Stevens for Celtics’ start

I mean, even the year that we were there that Kyrie (Irving) and Gordon were missing and we had Shane

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We knew Kyrie Irving’s time in Brooklyn would take a bad turn, just not this fast

We knew Kyrie Irving’s time in Brooklyn would take a bad turn, just not this fast

I apologize for being so wrong about when it would go bad for Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets.

The piece, titled “Dear Nets fans: Here’s what you’re getting in Kyrie Irving,’’ helpfully spelled out

The most amusing and succinct headline I saw about this was on Heavy.com: “Kyrie Irving Attitude Problem

said in his practiced solemn voice on his ESPN show “First Take,’’ “I am not hearing good things about Kyrie

The Nets are only getting a glimpse of the full Kyrie Irving experience now, but the glimpse of the dark

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Danny Ainge Takes Blame For Last Year's Celtics

Danny Ainge Takes Blame For Last Year's Celtics

BOSTON (CBS) — Danny Ainge refuses to blame Kyrie Irving for the demise of the 2018-19 Boston Celtics

Irving was a no-show that series, and left for Brooklyn in the offseason.

a longer run, but we had a lot of young guys who had a lot of success without Gordon [Hayward] and Kyrie

It’s a lot different in Boston this season, with Kemba Walker now in place of Irving.

Danny Ainge refuses to blame Kyrie Irving for the demise of the 2018-19 Boston Celtics.

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Dinwiddie's Jumper Leads Nets Over Cavaliers

Dinwiddie's Jumper Leads Nets Over Cavaliers

Kyrie Irving missed his sixth straight game with a sore shoulder, but the Nets are 5-1 without their

Irving, a star on the Cavaliers’ championship team in 2016, has played in Cleveland one time since being

Irving will also miss Wednesday’s game in Boston, the Nets’ first trip there this season.

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Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving 'planned' shoulder injury to skip Boston Celtics game, ex-NBA player says

Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving 'planned' shoulder injury to skip Boston Celtics game, ex-NBA player says

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving is set to miss his first game against the Celtics due to a shoulder injury

Kyrie looked at the schedule before the season started and planned this whole injury thing because he

KYRIE IRVING IS 'A NORMAL TEAMMATE,' BROOKLYN NETS' CENTER JARRETT ALLEN SAYS

Irving played 67 games for the Celtics during the 2018-19 season.

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving is set to miss his first game against the Celtics due to a shoulder injury

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Dinwiddie Leads Banged-Up Nets To Tight Win Over Knicks

Dinwiddie Leads Banged-Up Nets To Tight Win Over Knicks

CBSNewYork/AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie scored 30 points in another strong start in place of the injured Kyrie

Irving and the Brooklyn Nets beat the New York Knicks 103-101 on Sunday for their season-high third

Irving continues to rest an injured right shoulder, and Dinwiddie is making sure they get by without

Nets: Coach Kenny Atkinson said Irving wouldn’t travel with the team to Cleveland on Monday, but wasn

Spencer Dinwiddie scored 30 points in another strong start in place of the injured Kyrie Irving and the

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Tony Allen exults over the rise of Marcus Smart

Tony Allen exults over the rise of Marcus Smart

Brooklyn – Kyrie Irving played in Cleveland once as a Celtic – opening night of the 2017-18 season –

Those still curious about what an Irving return to the Garden will look like have to wait until March

Friday, noon at Brooklyn – Irving gets to unload on his former team here in a more friendly setting,

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Report: Kyrie Irving to miss first game in Boston since leaving Celtics

Report: Kyrie Irving to miss first game in Boston since leaving Celtics

Celtics fans will apparently have to wait to boo Kyrie Irving.

Irving has a right shoulder injury that has caused him to miss the last four games.

Irving has yet to be ruled out for that game.

Irving is averaging a team-high 28.5 points per game this season.

The Nets are 7-8 this season and are 2-2 in the four games without Irving.

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The NBA in 2019: Everybody hurts sometimes

The NBA in 2019: Everybody hurts sometimes

Clippers’ Paul George, or other stars who are dealing with day-to-day injuries, like the Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie

Irving and Portland’s Damian Lillard.

He didn’t fit next to Irving, and really, neither did the rest of the Boston Celtics.

But now Irving and another one of their blue-chip prospects, Caris LeVert, are hurt, as well.

But like LeVert, Irving has a significant injury history.

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2019 Offbeat Gift Guide: 20 holiday surprises for grownups of all ages | WTOP

2019 Offbeat Gift Guide: 20 holiday surprises for grownups of all ages | WTOP

a tweet for you — including essential life lessons from such modern thought leaders as Kanye West, Kyrie

Irving and Elon Musk.

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Late heroics help Nets beat Nuggets for their third-straight win - amNewYork

Star guard Kyrie Irving missed his 12th straight game because of a right shoulder impingement.

Coach Kenny Atkinson said Irving will increase his individual on-court work and integrate him into practice

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No surprise: Marcus Smart back from injury after just one game out

No surprise: Marcus Smart back from injury after just one game out

Kyrie Irving, out after surgery on his left knee, jumped off the bench in his street clothes.

“He’s crazy,” Irving shouted. “I love it. I love it.”

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Kevin Durant responds to Fat Joe's criticism over choosing Brooklyn Nets instead of New York Knicks

Kevin Durant responds to Fat Joe's criticism over choosing Brooklyn Nets instead of New York Knicks

Fat Joe, a Bronx native whose real name is Joseph Cartagena, called out Durant and Kyrie Irving on Tuesday

“A lot of players – and I’ll call them out Kyrie, Durant – they didn’t want that New York Knick pressure

NEW YORK KNICKS' FAILURE TO SIGN KEVIN DURANT, KYRIE IRVING LEFT FRANCHISE 'STUNNED AND DEPRESSED': REPORT

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Kemba Walker returns with 39 points, Celtics beat Brooklyn 121-110

Kemba Walker returns with 39 points, Celtics beat Brooklyn 121-110

Under the cover of countless “Kyrie sucks” and “Where is Kyrie?”

But so were the Nets, even without Irving.

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Checking in on the Celtics’ rookie class (yes, that includes Tacko Fall)

Checking in on the Celtics’ rookie class (yes, that includes Tacko Fall)

to against the Long Island Nets defenders, better known as a bunch of guys vying to get yelled at by Kyrie

Irving someday.

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Knicks’ youth must ditch this scary trend soon

Knicks’ youth must ditch this scary trend soon

Kyrie Irving takes major step toward return to Nets

Kyrie Irving takes major step toward return to Nets

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Celtics List Kemba Walker As Probable For Wednesday Night's Game Vs. Nets

Celtics List Kemba Walker As Probable For Wednesday Night's Game Vs. Nets

The matchup could have had a little more juice to it, but Kyrie Irving didn’t make the trip due to a

Irving has missed the last six games for Brooklyn, and the to surprise of no one in Boston, the Nets

Not being able to greet Irving with a smattering of boos will disappoint Celtics fans, but getting Walker

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Positive return for Kyrie Irving as lofty as getting his number retired

Positive return for Kyrie Irving as lofty as getting his number retired

Kyrie Irving has missed five of six games for the Brooklyn Nets because of a shoulder injury.

For his part, Ainge ate the entire pre-Thanksgiving “Why Did Kyrie Fail” blame pie Tuesday.

That’s part of the wonder with Kyrie. We never really know. Do we?

Kyrie may have expected understanding and empathy.

Kyrie Irving has missed five of six games for the Brooklyn Nets b…

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The Celtics are over Kyrie Irving and playing like a true contender

The Celtics are over Kyrie Irving and playing like a true contender

The Celtics don’t need to face Kyrie Irving to be certain that they are over him.

Irving, who left the Celtics for the Brooklyn Nets as a free agent this summer, will be sidelined with

Irving, who has admitted to isolating himself and feeling depressed following his grandfather’s death

To pin that turnaround entirely on Irving would be unfair, although the vacuum created by his departure

Yet Irving came and went in Boston leaving only disappointment, not ruin.

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MSG no-show Kevin Durant razzes Knicks from afar

MSG no-show Kevin Durant razzes Knicks from afar

Durant’s buddy, the injured Kyrie Irving (shoulder impingement), also didn’t attend despite head coach

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Knicks’ sad tanking rhetoric has returned prematurely

Knicks’ sad tanking rhetoric has returned prematurely

The Nets were without their three best players, injured Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant and Caris LeVert.

weekend, the Knicks dropped to 4-13 with a 103-101 loss to the Nets, who are playing better without Irving

because alternate point guard Spencer Dinwiddie is the real deal, popping in 30 points Sunday while Irving

from the Nets’ rebuild that culminated with a playoff berth last spring and the signings of Durant, Irving

The Nets were without their three best players, injured Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant and Caris LeVert.

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Richard Jefferson chose retirement over playing for Knicks

Richard Jefferson chose retirement over playing for Knicks

The Knicks, meanwhile, are no stranger to missing out on free agents after watching Kyrie Irving and

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Kyrie Irving to miss 3-game road trip, won’t face Knicks or Celtics

Kyrie Irving to miss 3-game road trip, won’t face Knicks or Celtics

Kyrie Irving is going to miss the Nets’ entire three-game road trip, a salivating slate that begins against

Irving will be reassessed once the Nets return to Brooklyn.

It’s as simple as that,” coach Kenny Atkinson said of Irving before Friday’s game.

We’d like to see some evidence, not just with Kyrie.

Kyrie Irving is going to miss the Nets’ entire three-game road trip, a salivating slate that begins against

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Dinwiddie Leads Nets Over Kings 116-97, Irving To Miss More Time With Injury

Dinwiddie Leads Nets Over Kings 116-97, Irving To Miss More Time With Injury

Nets star Kyrie Irving is not expected to play in the team’s next three games.

Nets star Kyrie Irving is not expected to play in the team's next three games.

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Celtics’ Marcus Smart offers praise — and a strong response — to Patrick Beverley

Celtics’ Marcus Smart offers praise — and a strong response — to Patrick Beverley

A Denver reporter noted to Brown that both his and Jayson Tatum’s touches are much higher with Kyrie

Irving no longer on the team and asked, “Do you feel freer to play your style of basketball now?”

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No (Kevin) Love for Celtics — again

No (Kevin) Love for Celtics — again

Conference, and it’s beyond time to give up the ghost that started to appear at the Cleveland door when Kyrie

Irving pushed his way out of town in 2017.

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Celtics acquit themselves well before NBA judges

Celtics acquit themselves well before NBA judges

“This is all about getting away from Kyrie,” said one recently.

“You can’t put that all on Kyrie,” replied another.

told the Herald, “Absolutely you’re going to have a change in team attitude when Kemba Walker replaces Kyrie

Irving, but what you’re seeing now says more about the young guys getting their (stuff) together.

“You can blame Kyrie for a lot,” said one scout, “but I’m not sure anyone could reel those kids in after

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Nets Keep Rolling Without Kyrie, Beat Hornets 111-104

Nets Keep Rolling Without Kyrie, Beat Hornets 111-104

won for the fifth time in their last six road games, all while playing without injured point guard Kyrie

Irving.

Kyrie Irving missed his 11th straight game witb a right shoulder impingement.

won for the fifth time in their last six road games, all while playing without injured point guard Kyrie

Irving.

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Temple, Dinwiddie Pace Nets To Easy Win Over Hawks

Temple, Dinwiddie Pace Nets To Easy Win Over Hawks

Kyrie Irving missed his 10th straight game with a right shoulder impingement and did not make the two-game

Kyrie Irving missed his 10th straight game with a right shoulder impingement and did not make the two-game

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‘You have to have some major cojones to be there’: Kevin Garnett was not surprised Kyrie Irving left Boston

‘You have to have some major cojones to be there’: Kevin Garnett was not surprised Kyrie Irving left

Was Kevin Garnett surprised that Kyrie Irving left Boston?

What Irving wanted, in the end, was to be home in Brooklyn.

Irving, who is out with a shoulder injury and missed both matchups against the Celtics last week, was

Garnett, who played on the Nets for a season and a half, thinks that if Irving really wanted to be the

they did the Nets, I thought they should have done the Knicks, if I’m being honest,” he said about Irving

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Celtics offensive rating takes hit with Gordon Hayward sidelined

Celtics offensive rating takes hit with Gordon Hayward sidelined

larger Shamrock malaise in which players who’d gotten to the conference finals without Hayward and Kyrie

Irving believed themselves worthy of larger roles.

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Nets Blow 7-Point Lead With 1:45 Left, Fall To Heat

Nets Blow 7-Point Lead With 1:45 Left, Fall To Heat

But this was one in which they missed the playmaking of Kyrie Irving, who missed his ninth straight game

Nets: Atkinson said he hadn’t decided whether Dinwiddie would return to the bench when Irving returns

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Danny Ainge taking blame for Kyrie Irving’s Celtics mess

Danny Ainge taking blame for Kyrie Irving’s Celtics mess

BOSTON — The Celtic faithful had worked themselves into a lather over a chance to boo Kyrie Irving before

At the time, an expert told The Post Irving would likely need two weeks of rest.

And while Irving clearly failed to lead a young Boston team in a tumultuous campaign, Ainge said Irving

“Even if Kyrie wasn’t on our team Boston is a vicious place to play,” said Jarrett Allen.

BOSTON — The Celtic faithful had worked themselves into a lather over a chance to boo Kyrie Irving before

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Danny Ainge on Celtics’ issues last season: ‘I do think it was my fault’

Danny Ainge on Celtics’ issues last season: ‘I do think it was my fault’

Although Kyrie Irving will not make his return to Boston, the narrative surrounding the Nets point guard

"I do think it was my fault." 1-on-1 with Danny Ainge on what went wrong last year with Kyrie, how the

Kyrie for his first year and half was terrific for us, and I really was hopeful that it was going to

a longer run but we had a lot of young guys that had a lot of success without Gordon [Hayward] and Kyrie

The Celtics play the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, although former point guard Kyrie Irving is not expected

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Lakers’ Anthony Davis braces for New Orleans return, gets ‘pointers’ from LeBron

Lakers’ Anthony Davis braces for New Orleans return, gets ‘pointers’ from LeBron

watched the return of Kemba Walker to Charlotte, and he was interested to see how Boston would receive Kyrie

Irving (who it turns out won’t play on the same night).

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Tremont Waters called up for his NBA debut

Tremont Waters called up for his NBA debut

The Celtics have been typically quiet about their former teammate, Kyrie Irving, this season.

Asked if it was easier or harder on teammates when Irving isn’t present, Brown said, “It depends.

So I’m sure they’re looking forward to coming out and trying to get a win, with or without Kyrie.”

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Clutch play from bench helps Nets climb back into playoff contention - amNewYork

the Nets are winners of six of their last 10 games, with their most recent victories coming with star Kyrie

Irving sidelined with injuries.

Subbing for the injured Irving, Dinwiddie dropped 30 points in Sunday’s victory over the Knicks.

Irving, who’s resting an injured right shoulder, is expected to return to the Nets starting lineup Friday

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Nets hold off Knicks in dramatic closing moments

Nets hold off Knicks in dramatic closing moments

Spencer Dinwiddie, starting in place of the injured Kyrie Irving for a fifth straight game, led the way

Irving proclaimed before the first Knicks-Nets game of the season that the Nets (8-8) were “going to

The first time these two teams played this season, the Nets still had Irving and Caris LeVert healthy

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Nets bottle up Kings as defense comes up big again

Nets bottle up Kings as defense comes up big again

every win they can get, and now have three in their past four games — all played without injured star Kyrie

Irving.

Irving has joined Kevin Durant and Caris LeVert on the sidelines, but the Nets have rediscovered their

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Paul Pierce says Kyrie Irving deserves to be booed in Boston return

Paul Pierce says Kyrie Irving deserves to be booed in Boston return

Truth” to Celtics fans, and it might be hard to find a Celtics fan that disagrees with his take on Kyrie

during “NBA Countdown” on Friday, Pierce disagreed with Danny Ainge’s comment that Celtics fans booing Irving

However, Irving may not play on Wednesday.

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No (Kevin) Love for Celtics — again

No (Kevin) Love for Celtics — again

Conference, and it’s beyond time to give up the ghost that started to appear at the Cleveland door when Kyrie

Irving pushed his way out of town in 2017.

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Late heroics help Nets beat Nuggets for their third-straight win - amNewYork

Star guard Kyrie Irving missed his 12th straight game because of a right shoulder impingement.

Coach Kenny Atkinson said Irving will increase his individual on-court work and integrate him into practice

Read full article: Late heroics help Nets beat Nuggets for ...→

Lousy Knicks hope interim coach Miller can stop the bleeding - amNewYork

But Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving agreed to join Brooklyn in the opening hours of free agency and the

Read full article: Lousy Knicks hope interim coach Miller c...→
Nets Keep Rolling Without Kyrie, Beat Hornets 111-104

Nets Keep Rolling Without Kyrie, Beat Hornets 111-104

won for the fifth time in their last six road games, all while playing without injured point guard Kyrie

Irving.

Kyrie Irving missed his 11th straight game witb a right shoulder impingement.

won for the fifth time in their last six road games, all while playing without injured point guard Kyrie

Irving.

Read full article: Nets Keep Rolling Without Kyrie, Beat Ho...→
Kevin Durant responds to Fat Joe's criticism over choosing Brooklyn Nets instead of New York Knicks

Kevin Durant responds to Fat Joe's criticism over choosing Brooklyn Nets instead of New York Knicks

Fat Joe, a Bronx native whose real name is Joseph Cartagena, called out Durant and Kyrie Irving on Tuesday

“A lot of players – and I’ll call them out Kyrie, Durant – they didn’t want that New York Knick pressure

NEW YORK KNICKS' FAILURE TO SIGN KEVIN DURANT, KYRIE IRVING LEFT FRANCHISE 'STUNNED AND DEPRESSED': REPORT

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Kyrie Irving’s shoulder injury seems way worse than expected

Kyrie Irving’s shoulder injury seems way worse than expected

ATLANTA — The Nets have been about as transparent as a brick wall when it comes to Kyrie Irving’s shoulder

Irving missed his 10th straight game Wednesday with what the Nets termed a shoulder impingement.

But two specialists told The Post that Irving is likely to be out a few more weeks, while another source

., had told The Post earlier that Irving would likely miss “a couple of weeks.”

ATLANTA — The Nets have been about as transparent as a brick wall when it comes to Kyrie Irving’s shoulder

Read full article: Kyrie Irving’s shoulder injury seems way...→
‘You have to have some major cojones to be there’: Kevin Garnett was not surprised Kyrie Irving left Boston

‘You have to have some major cojones to be there’: Kevin Garnett was not surprised Kyrie Irving left

Was Kevin Garnett surprised that Kyrie Irving left Boston?

What Irving wanted, in the end, was to be home in Brooklyn.

Irving, who is out with a shoulder injury and missed both matchups against the Celtics last week, was

Garnett, who played on the Nets for a season and a half, thinks that if Irving really wanted to be the

they did the Nets, I thought they should have done the Knicks, if I’m being honest,” he said about Irving

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Checking in on the Celtics’ rookie class (yes, that includes Tacko Fall)

Checking in on the Celtics’ rookie class (yes, that includes Tacko Fall)

to against the Long Island Nets defenders, better known as a bunch of guys vying to get yelled at by Kyrie

Irving someday.

Read full article: Checking in on the Celtics’ rookie class...→
Al Horford happy for Gordon Hayward, lauds Stevens for Celtics’ start

Al Horford happy for Gordon Hayward, lauds Stevens for Celtics’ start

I mean, even the year that we were there that Kyrie (Irving) and Gordon were missing and we had Shane

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Nets Blow 7-Point Lead With 1:45 Left, Fall To Heat

Nets Blow 7-Point Lead With 1:45 Left, Fall To Heat

But this was one in which they missed the playmaking of Kyrie Irving, who missed his ninth straight game

Nets: Atkinson said he hadn’t decided whether Dinwiddie would return to the bench when Irving returns

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Celtics List Kemba Walker As Probable For Wednesday Night's Game Vs. Nets

Celtics List Kemba Walker As Probable For Wednesday Night's Game Vs. Nets

The matchup could have had a little more juice to it, but Kyrie Irving didn’t make the trip due to a

Irving has missed the last six games for Brooklyn, and the to surprise of no one in Boston, the Nets

Not being able to greet Irving with a smattering of boos will disappoint Celtics fans, but getting Walker

Read full article: Celtics List Kemba Walker As Probable Fo...→
We knew Kyrie Irving’s time in Brooklyn would take a bad turn, just not this fast

We knew Kyrie Irving’s time in Brooklyn would take a bad turn, just not this fast

I apologize for being so wrong about when it would go bad for Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets.

The piece, titled “Dear Nets fans: Here’s what you’re getting in Kyrie Irving,’’ helpfully spelled out

The most amusing and succinct headline I saw about this was on Heavy.com: “Kyrie Irving Attitude Problem

said in his practiced solemn voice on his ESPN show “First Take,’’ “I am not hearing good things about Kyrie

The Nets are only getting a glimpse of the full Kyrie Irving experience now, but the glimpse of the dark

Read full article: We knew Kyrie Irving’s time in Brooklyn ...→
Danny Ainge on Celtics’ issues last season: ‘I do think it was my fault’

Danny Ainge on Celtics’ issues last season: ‘I do think it was my fault’

Although Kyrie Irving will not make his return to Boston, the narrative surrounding the Nets point guard

"I do think it was my fault." 1-on-1 with Danny Ainge on what went wrong last year with Kyrie, how the

Kyrie for his first year and half was terrific for us, and I really was hopeful that it was going to

a longer run but we had a lot of young guys that had a lot of success without Gordon [Hayward] and Kyrie

The Celtics play the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, although former point guard Kyrie Irving is not expected

Read full article: Danny Ainge on Celtics’ issues last seas...→
The Celtics are over Kyrie Irving and playing like a true contender

The Celtics are over Kyrie Irving and playing like a true contender

The Celtics don’t need to face Kyrie Irving to be certain that they are over him.

Irving, who left the Celtics for the Brooklyn Nets as a free agent this summer, will be sidelined with

Irving, who has admitted to isolating himself and feeling depressed following his grandfather’s death

To pin that turnaround entirely on Irving would be unfair, although the vacuum created by his departure

Yet Irving came and went in Boston leaving only disappointment, not ruin.

Read full article: The Celtics are over Kyrie Irving and pl...→
Tremont Waters called up for his NBA debut

Tremont Waters called up for his NBA debut

The Celtics have been typically quiet about their former teammate, Kyrie Irving, this season.

Asked if it was easier or harder on teammates when Irving isn’t present, Brown said, “It depends.

So I’m sure they’re looking forward to coming out and trying to get a win, with or without Kyrie.”

Read full article: Tremont Waters called up for his NBA deb...→
MSG no-show Kevin Durant razzes Knicks from afar

MSG no-show Kevin Durant razzes Knicks from afar

Durant’s buddy, the injured Kyrie Irving (shoulder impingement), also didn’t attend despite head coach

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Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving 'planned' shoulder injury to skip Boston Celtics game, ex-NBA player says

Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving 'planned' shoulder injury to skip Boston Celtics game, ex-NBA player says

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving is set to miss his first game against the Celtics due to a shoulder injury

Kyrie looked at the schedule before the season started and planned this whole injury thing because he

KYRIE IRVING IS 'A NORMAL TEAMMATE,' BROOKLYN NETS' CENTER JARRETT ALLEN SAYS

Irving played 67 games for the Celtics during the 2018-19 season.

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving is set to miss his first game against the Celtics due to a shoulder injury

Read full article: Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving 'planned' sh...→
Nets hold off Knicks in dramatic closing moments

Nets hold off Knicks in dramatic closing moments

Spencer Dinwiddie, starting in place of the injured Kyrie Irving for a fifth straight game, led the way

Irving proclaimed before the first Knicks-Nets game of the season that the Nets (8-8) were “going to

The first time these two teams played this season, the Nets still had Irving and Caris LeVert healthy

Read full article: Nets hold off Knicks in dramatic closing...→
Richard Jefferson chose retirement over playing for Knicks

Richard Jefferson chose retirement over playing for Knicks

The Knicks, meanwhile, are no stranger to missing out on free agents after watching Kyrie Irving and

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Tony Allen exults over the rise of Marcus Smart

Tony Allen exults over the rise of Marcus Smart

Brooklyn – Kyrie Irving played in Cleveland once as a Celtic – opening night of the 2017-18 season –

Those still curious about what an Irving return to the Garden will look like have to wait until March

Friday, noon at Brooklyn – Irving gets to unload on his former team here in a more friendly setting,

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Nets bottle up Kings as defense comes up big again

Nets bottle up Kings as defense comes up big again

every win they can get, and now have three in their past four games — all played without injured star Kyrie

Irving.

Irving has joined Kevin Durant and Caris LeVert on the sidelines, but the Nets have rediscovered their

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Dinwiddie Leads Nets Over Kings 116-97, Irving To Miss More Time With Injury

Dinwiddie Leads Nets Over Kings 116-97, Irving To Miss More Time With Injury

Nets star Kyrie Irving is not expected to play in the team’s next three games.

Nets star Kyrie Irving is not expected to play in the team's next three games.

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The NBA in 2019: Everybody hurts sometimes

The NBA in 2019: Everybody hurts sometimes

Clippers’ Paul George, or other stars who are dealing with day-to-day injuries, like the Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie

Irving and Portland’s Damian Lillard.

He didn’t fit next to Irving, and really, neither did the rest of the Boston Celtics.

But now Irving and another one of their blue-chip prospects, Caris LeVert, are hurt, as well.

But like LeVert, Irving has a significant injury history.

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2019 Offbeat Gift Guide: 20 holiday surprises for grownups of all ages | WTOP

2019 Offbeat Gift Guide: 20 holiday surprises for grownups of all ages | WTOP

a tweet for you — including essential life lessons from such modern thought leaders as Kanye West, Kyrie

Irving and Elon Musk.

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Carmelo Anthony knows why Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving ran from Knicks

Carmelo Anthony knows why Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving ran from Knicks

PORTLAND — Carmelo Anthony understood why Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving spurned his former team, the

PORTLAND — Carmelo Anthony understood why Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving spurned his former team, the

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Celtics acquit themselves well before NBA judges

Celtics acquit themselves well before NBA judges

“This is all about getting away from Kyrie,” said one recently.

“You can’t put that all on Kyrie,” replied another.

told the Herald, “Absolutely you’re going to have a change in team attitude when Kemba Walker replaces Kyrie

Irving, but what you’re seeing now says more about the young guys getting their (stuff) together.

“You can blame Kyrie for a lot,” said one scout, “but I’m not sure anyone could reel those kids in after

Read full article: Celtics acquit themselves well before NB...→
No surprise: Marcus Smart back from injury after just one game out

No surprise: Marcus Smart back from injury after just one game out

Kyrie Irving, out after surgery on his left knee, jumped off the bench in his street clothes.

“He’s crazy,” Irving shouted. “I love it. I love it.”

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Harris, Jordan take Nets past Hornets, 111-104

Harris, Jordan take Nets past Hornets, 111-104

won for the fifth time in their last six road games, all while playing without injured point guard Kyrie

Irving.

won for the fifth time in their last six road games, all while playing without injured point guard Kyrie

Irving.

Read full article: Harris, Jordan take Nets past Hornets, 1...→
Temple, Dinwiddie Pace Nets To Easy Win Over Hawks

Temple, Dinwiddie Pace Nets To Easy Win Over Hawks

Kyrie Irving missed his 10th straight game with a right shoulder impingement and did not make the two-game

Kyrie Irving missed his 10th straight game with a right shoulder impingement and did not make the two-game

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Kemba Walker returns with 39 points, Celtics beat Brooklyn 121-110

Kemba Walker returns with 39 points, Celtics beat Brooklyn 121-110

Under the cover of countless “Kyrie sucks” and “Where is Kyrie?”

But so were the Nets, even without Irving.

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Kevin Garnett Explains Why Kyrie Irving Wasn't A Good Fit In Boston

Kevin Garnett Explains Why Kyrie Irving Wasn't A Good Fit In Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — The Boston Celtics are done talking about Kyrie Irving. But former Celtics are not.

KG wasn’t surprised to see Irving leave Boston for Brooklyn over the summer, because he doesn’t think

Irving could handle the spotlight that comes with wearing a Celtics uniform.

You have to have some major cojones to be there,” Garnett told the New York Daily News when asked if Irving

The Boston Celtics are done talking about Kyrie Irving. But former Celtics are not.

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Celtics offensive rating takes hit with Gordon Hayward sidelined

Celtics offensive rating takes hit with Gordon Hayward sidelined

larger Shamrock malaise in which players who’d gotten to the conference finals without Hayward and Kyrie

Irving believed themselves worthy of larger roles.

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Knicks’ youth must ditch this scary trend soon

Knicks’ youth must ditch this scary trend soon

Kyrie Irving takes major step toward return to Nets

Kyrie Irving takes major step toward return to Nets

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Danny Ainge taking blame for Kyrie Irving’s Celtics mess

Danny Ainge taking blame for Kyrie Irving’s Celtics mess

BOSTON — The Celtic faithful had worked themselves into a lather over a chance to boo Kyrie Irving before

At the time, an expert told The Post Irving would likely need two weeks of rest.

And while Irving clearly failed to lead a young Boston team in a tumultuous campaign, Ainge said Irving

“Even if Kyrie wasn’t on our team Boston is a vicious place to play,” said Jarrett Allen.

BOSTON — The Celtic faithful had worked themselves into a lather over a chance to boo Kyrie Irving before

Read full article: Danny Ainge taking blame for Kyrie Irvin...→
Positive return for Kyrie Irving as lofty as getting his number retired

Positive return for Kyrie Irving as lofty as getting his number retired

Kyrie Irving has missed five of six games for the Brooklyn Nets because of a shoulder injury.

For his part, Ainge ate the entire pre-Thanksgiving “Why Did Kyrie Fail” blame pie Tuesday.

That’s part of the wonder with Kyrie. We never really know. Do we?

Kyrie may have expected understanding and empathy.

Kyrie Irving has missed five of six games for the Brooklyn Nets b…

Read full article: Positive return for Kyrie Irving as loft...→
Danny Ainge Takes Blame For Last Year's Celtics

Danny Ainge Takes Blame For Last Year's Celtics

BOSTON (CBS) — Danny Ainge refuses to blame Kyrie Irving for the demise of the 2018-19 Boston Celtics

Irving was a no-show that series, and left for Brooklyn in the offseason.

a longer run, but we had a lot of young guys who had a lot of success without Gordon [Hayward] and Kyrie

It’s a lot different in Boston this season, with Kemba Walker now in place of Irving.

Danny Ainge refuses to blame Kyrie Irving for the demise of the 2018-19 Boston Celtics.

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Lakers’ Anthony Davis braces for New Orleans return, gets ‘pointers’ from LeBron

Lakers’ Anthony Davis braces for New Orleans return, gets ‘pointers’ from LeBron

watched the return of Kemba Walker to Charlotte, and he was interested to see how Boston would receive Kyrie

Irving (who it turns out won’t play on the same night).

Read full article: Lakers’ Anthony Davis braces for New Orl...→
Dinwiddie's Jumper Leads Nets Over Cavaliers

Dinwiddie's Jumper Leads Nets Over Cavaliers

Kyrie Irving missed his sixth straight game with a sore shoulder, but the Nets are 5-1 without their

Irving, a star on the Cavaliers’ championship team in 2016, has played in Cleveland one time since being

Irving will also miss Wednesday’s game in Boston, the Nets’ first trip there this season.

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Clutch play from bench helps Nets climb back into playoff contention - amNewYork

the Nets are winners of six of their last 10 games, with their most recent victories coming with star Kyrie

Irving sidelined with injuries.

Subbing for the injured Irving, Dinwiddie dropped 30 points in Sunday’s victory over the Knicks.

Irving, who’s resting an injured right shoulder, is expected to return to the Nets starting lineup Friday

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Knicks’ sad tanking rhetoric has returned prematurely

Knicks’ sad tanking rhetoric has returned prematurely

The Nets were without their three best players, injured Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant and Caris LeVert.

weekend, the Knicks dropped to 4-13 with a 103-101 loss to the Nets, who are playing better without Irving

because alternate point guard Spencer Dinwiddie is the real deal, popping in 30 points Sunday while Irving

from the Nets’ rebuild that culminated with a playoff berth last spring and the signings of Durant, Irving

The Nets were without their three best players, injured Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant and Caris LeVert.

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Dinwiddie Leads Banged-Up Nets To Tight Win Over Knicks

Dinwiddie Leads Banged-Up Nets To Tight Win Over Knicks

CBSNewYork/AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie scored 30 points in another strong start in place of the injured Kyrie

Irving and the Brooklyn Nets beat the New York Knicks 103-101 on Sunday for their season-high third

Irving continues to rest an injured right shoulder, and Dinwiddie is making sure they get by without

Nets: Coach Kenny Atkinson said Irving wouldn’t travel with the team to Cleveland on Monday, but wasn

Spencer Dinwiddie scored 30 points in another strong start in place of the injured Kyrie Irving and the

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Kyrie Irving to miss 3-game road trip, won’t face Knicks or Celtics

Kyrie Irving to miss 3-game road trip, won’t face Knicks or Celtics

Kyrie Irving is going to miss the Nets’ entire three-game road trip, a salivating slate that begins against

Irving will be reassessed once the Nets return to Brooklyn.

It’s as simple as that,” coach Kenny Atkinson said of Irving before Friday’s game.

We’d like to see some evidence, not just with Kyrie.

Kyrie Irving is going to miss the Nets’ entire three-game road trip, a salivating slate that begins against

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Report: Kyrie Irving to miss first game in Boston since leaving Celtics

Report: Kyrie Irving to miss first game in Boston since leaving Celtics

Celtics fans will apparently have to wait to boo Kyrie Irving.

Irving has a right shoulder injury that has caused him to miss the last four games.

Irving has yet to be ruled out for that game.

Irving is averaging a team-high 28.5 points per game this season.

The Nets are 7-8 this season and are 2-2 in the four games without Irving.

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Paul Pierce says Kyrie Irving deserves to be booed in Boston return

Paul Pierce says Kyrie Irving deserves to be booed in Boston return

Truth” to Celtics fans, and it might be hard to find a Celtics fan that disagrees with his take on Kyrie

during “NBA Countdown” on Friday, Pierce disagreed with Danny Ainge’s comment that Celtics fans booing Irving

However, Irving may not play on Wednesday.

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Celtics’ Marcus Smart offers praise — and a strong response — to Patrick Beverley

Celtics’ Marcus Smart offers praise — and a strong response — to Patrick Beverley

A Denver reporter noted to Brown that both his and Jayson Tatum’s touches are much higher with Kyrie

Irving no longer on the team and asked, “Do you feel freer to play your style of basketball now?”

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2019 Offbeat Gift Guide: 20 holiday surprises for grownups of all ages | WTOP

2019 Offbeat Gift Guide: 20 holiday surprises for grownups of all ages | WTOP

a tweet for you — including essential life lessons from such modern thought leaders as Kanye West, Kyrie

Irving and Elon Musk.

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No (Kevin) Love for Celtics — again

No (Kevin) Love for Celtics — again

Conference, and it’s beyond time to give up the ghost that started to appear at the Cleveland door when Kyrie

Irving pushed his way out of town in 2017.

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Carmelo Anthony knows why Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving ran from Knicks

Carmelo Anthony knows why Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving ran from Knicks

PORTLAND — Carmelo Anthony understood why Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving spurned his former team, the

PORTLAND — Carmelo Anthony understood why Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving spurned his former team, the

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Late heroics help Nets beat Nuggets for their third-straight win - amNewYork

Star guard Kyrie Irving missed his 12th straight game because of a right shoulder impingement.

Coach Kenny Atkinson said Irving will increase his individual on-court work and integrate him into practice

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Celtics acquit themselves well before NBA judges

Celtics acquit themselves well before NBA judges

“This is all about getting away from Kyrie,” said one recently.

“You can’t put that all on Kyrie,” replied another.

told the Herald, “Absolutely you’re going to have a change in team attitude when Kemba Walker replaces Kyrie

Irving, but what you’re seeing now says more about the young guys getting their (stuff) together.

“You can blame Kyrie for a lot,” said one scout, “but I’m not sure anyone could reel those kids in after

Read full article: Celtics acquit themselves well before NB...→

Lousy Knicks hope interim coach Miller can stop the bleeding - amNewYork

But Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving agreed to join Brooklyn in the opening hours of free agency and the

Read full article: Lousy Knicks hope interim coach Miller c...→
No surprise: Marcus Smart back from injury after just one game out

No surprise: Marcus Smart back from injury after just one game out

Kyrie Irving, out after surgery on his left knee, jumped off the bench in his street clothes.

“He’s crazy,” Irving shouted. “I love it. I love it.”

Read full article: No surprise: Marcus Smart back from inju...→
Nets Keep Rolling Without Kyrie, Beat Hornets 111-104

Nets Keep Rolling Without Kyrie, Beat Hornets 111-104

won for the fifth time in their last six road games, all while playing without injured point guard Kyrie

Irving.

Kyrie Irving missed his 11th straight game witb a right shoulder impingement.

won for the fifth time in their last six road games, all while playing without injured point guard Kyrie

Irving.

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Harris, Jordan take Nets past Hornets, 111-104

Harris, Jordan take Nets past Hornets, 111-104

won for the fifth time in their last six road games, all while playing without injured point guard Kyrie

Irving.

won for the fifth time in their last six road games, all while playing without injured point guard Kyrie

Irving.

Read full article: Harris, Jordan take Nets past Hornets, 1...→
Kevin Durant responds to Fat Joe's criticism over choosing Brooklyn Nets instead of New York Knicks

Kevin Durant responds to Fat Joe's criticism over choosing Brooklyn Nets instead of New York Knicks

Fat Joe, a Bronx native whose real name is Joseph Cartagena, called out Durant and Kyrie Irving on Tuesday

“A lot of players – and I’ll call them out Kyrie, Durant – they didn’t want that New York Knick pressure

NEW YORK KNICKS' FAILURE TO SIGN KEVIN DURANT, KYRIE IRVING LEFT FRANCHISE 'STUNNED AND DEPRESSED': REPORT

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Temple, Dinwiddie Pace Nets To Easy Win Over Hawks

Temple, Dinwiddie Pace Nets To Easy Win Over Hawks

Kyrie Irving missed his 10th straight game with a right shoulder impingement and did not make the two-game

Kyrie Irving missed his 10th straight game with a right shoulder impingement and did not make the two-game

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Kyrie Irving’s shoulder injury seems way worse than expected

Kyrie Irving’s shoulder injury seems way worse than expected

ATLANTA — The Nets have been about as transparent as a brick wall when it comes to Kyrie Irving’s shoulder

Irving missed his 10th straight game Wednesday with what the Nets termed a shoulder impingement.

But two specialists told The Post that Irving is likely to be out a few more weeks, while another source

., had told The Post earlier that Irving would likely miss “a couple of weeks.”

ATLANTA — The Nets have been about as transparent as a brick wall when it comes to Kyrie Irving’s shoulder

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Kemba Walker returns with 39 points, Celtics beat Brooklyn 121-110

Kemba Walker returns with 39 points, Celtics beat Brooklyn 121-110

Under the cover of countless “Kyrie sucks” and “Where is Kyrie?”

But so were the Nets, even without Irving.

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‘You have to have some major cojones to be there’: Kevin Garnett was not surprised Kyrie Irving left Boston

‘You have to have some major cojones to be there’: Kevin Garnett was not surprised Kyrie Irving left

Was Kevin Garnett surprised that Kyrie Irving left Boston?

What Irving wanted, in the end, was to be home in Brooklyn.

Irving, who is out with a shoulder injury and missed both matchups against the Celtics last week, was

Garnett, who played on the Nets for a season and a half, thinks that if Irving really wanted to be the

they did the Nets, I thought they should have done the Knicks, if I’m being honest,” he said about Irving

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Kevin Garnett Explains Why Kyrie Irving Wasn't A Good Fit In Boston

Kevin Garnett Explains Why Kyrie Irving Wasn't A Good Fit In Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — The Boston Celtics are done talking about Kyrie Irving. But former Celtics are not.

KG wasn’t surprised to see Irving leave Boston for Brooklyn over the summer, because he doesn’t think

Irving could handle the spotlight that comes with wearing a Celtics uniform.

You have to have some major cojones to be there,” Garnett told the New York Daily News when asked if Irving

The Boston Celtics are done talking about Kyrie Irving. But former Celtics are not.

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Checking in on the Celtics’ rookie class (yes, that includes Tacko Fall)

Checking in on the Celtics’ rookie class (yes, that includes Tacko Fall)

to against the Long Island Nets defenders, better known as a bunch of guys vying to get yelled at by Kyrie

Irving someday.

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Celtics offensive rating takes hit with Gordon Hayward sidelined

Celtics offensive rating takes hit with Gordon Hayward sidelined

larger Shamrock malaise in which players who’d gotten to the conference finals without Hayward and Kyrie

Irving believed themselves worthy of larger roles.

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Al Horford happy for Gordon Hayward, lauds Stevens for Celtics’ start

Al Horford happy for Gordon Hayward, lauds Stevens for Celtics’ start

I mean, even the year that we were there that Kyrie (Irving) and Gordon were missing and we had Shane

Read full article: Al Horford happy for Gordon Hayward, lau...→
Knicks’ youth must ditch this scary trend soon

Knicks’ youth must ditch this scary trend soon

Kyrie Irving takes major step toward return to Nets

Kyrie Irving takes major step toward return to Nets

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Nets Blow 7-Point Lead With 1:45 Left, Fall To Heat

Nets Blow 7-Point Lead With 1:45 Left, Fall To Heat

But this was one in which they missed the playmaking of Kyrie Irving, who missed his ninth straight game

Nets: Atkinson said he hadn’t decided whether Dinwiddie would return to the bench when Irving returns

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Celtics List Kemba Walker As Probable For Wednesday Night's Game Vs. Nets

Celtics List Kemba Walker As Probable For Wednesday Night's Game Vs. Nets

The matchup could have had a little more juice to it, but Kyrie Irving didn’t make the trip due to a

Irving has missed the last six games for Brooklyn, and the to surprise of no one in Boston, the Nets

Not being able to greet Irving with a smattering of boos will disappoint Celtics fans, but getting Walker

Read full article: Celtics List Kemba Walker As Probable Fo...→
Danny Ainge taking blame for Kyrie Irving’s Celtics mess

Danny Ainge taking blame for Kyrie Irving’s Celtics mess

BOSTON — The Celtic faithful had worked themselves into a lather over a chance to boo Kyrie Irving before

At the time, an expert told The Post Irving would likely need two weeks of rest.

And while Irving clearly failed to lead a young Boston team in a tumultuous campaign, Ainge said Irving

“Even if Kyrie wasn’t on our team Boston is a vicious place to play,” said Jarrett Allen.

BOSTON — The Celtic faithful had worked themselves into a lather over a chance to boo Kyrie Irving before

Read full article: Danny Ainge taking blame for Kyrie Irvin...→
We knew Kyrie Irving’s time in Brooklyn would take a bad turn, just not this fast

We knew Kyrie Irving’s time in Brooklyn would take a bad turn, just not this fast

I apologize for being so wrong about when it would go bad for Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets.

The piece, titled “Dear Nets fans: Here’s what you’re getting in Kyrie Irving,’’ helpfully spelled out

The most amusing and succinct headline I saw about this was on Heavy.com: “Kyrie Irving Attitude Problem

said in his practiced solemn voice on his ESPN show “First Take,’’ “I am not hearing good things about Kyrie

The Nets are only getting a glimpse of the full Kyrie Irving experience now, but the glimpse of the dark

Read full article: We knew Kyrie Irving’s time in Brooklyn ...→
Positive return for Kyrie Irving as lofty as getting his number retired

Positive return for Kyrie Irving as lofty as getting his number retired

Kyrie Irving has missed five of six games for the Brooklyn Nets because of a shoulder injury.

For his part, Ainge ate the entire pre-Thanksgiving “Why Did Kyrie Fail” blame pie Tuesday.

That’s part of the wonder with Kyrie. We never really know. Do we?

Kyrie may have expected understanding and empathy.

Kyrie Irving has missed five of six games for the Brooklyn Nets b…

Read full article: Positive return for Kyrie Irving as loft...→
Danny Ainge on Celtics’ issues last season: ‘I do think it was my fault’

Danny Ainge on Celtics’ issues last season: ‘I do think it was my fault’

Although Kyrie Irving will not make his return to Boston, the narrative surrounding the Nets point guard

"I do think it was my fault." 1-on-1 with Danny Ainge on what went wrong last year with Kyrie, how the

Kyrie for his first year and half was terrific for us, and I really was hopeful that it was going to

a longer run but we had a lot of young guys that had a lot of success without Gordon [Hayward] and Kyrie

The Celtics play the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, although former point guard Kyrie Irving is not expected

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Danny Ainge Takes Blame For Last Year's Celtics

Danny Ainge Takes Blame For Last Year's Celtics

BOSTON (CBS) — Danny Ainge refuses to blame Kyrie Irving for the demise of the 2018-19 Boston Celtics

Irving was a no-show that series, and left for Brooklyn in the offseason.

a longer run, but we had a lot of young guys who had a lot of success without Gordon [Hayward] and Kyrie

It’s a lot different in Boston this season, with Kemba Walker now in place of Irving.

Danny Ainge refuses to blame Kyrie Irving for the demise of the 2018-19 Boston Celtics.

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The Celtics are over Kyrie Irving and playing like a true contender

The Celtics are over Kyrie Irving and playing like a true contender

The Celtics don’t need to face Kyrie Irving to be certain that they are over him.

Irving, who left the Celtics for the Brooklyn Nets as a free agent this summer, will be sidelined with

Irving, who has admitted to isolating himself and feeling depressed following his grandfather’s death

To pin that turnaround entirely on Irving would be unfair, although the vacuum created by his departure

Yet Irving came and went in Boston leaving only disappointment, not ruin.

Read full article: The Celtics are over Kyrie Irving and pl...→
Lakers’ Anthony Davis braces for New Orleans return, gets ‘pointers’ from LeBron

Lakers’ Anthony Davis braces for New Orleans return, gets ‘pointers’ from LeBron

watched the return of Kemba Walker to Charlotte, and he was interested to see how Boston would receive Kyrie

Irving (who it turns out won’t play on the same night).

Read full article: Lakers’ Anthony Davis braces for New Orl...→
Tremont Waters called up for his NBA debut

Tremont Waters called up for his NBA debut

The Celtics have been typically quiet about their former teammate, Kyrie Irving, this season.

Asked if it was easier or harder on teammates when Irving isn’t present, Brown said, “It depends.

So I’m sure they’re looking forward to coming out and trying to get a win, with or without Kyrie.”

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Dinwiddie's Jumper Leads Nets Over Cavaliers

Dinwiddie's Jumper Leads Nets Over Cavaliers

Kyrie Irving missed his sixth straight game with a sore shoulder, but the Nets are 5-1 without their

Irving, a star on the Cavaliers’ championship team in 2016, has played in Cleveland one time since being

Irving will also miss Wednesday’s game in Boston, the Nets’ first trip there this season.

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MSG no-show Kevin Durant razzes Knicks from afar

MSG no-show Kevin Durant razzes Knicks from afar

Durant’s buddy, the injured Kyrie Irving (shoulder impingement), also didn’t attend despite head coach

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Clutch play from bench helps Nets climb back into playoff contention - amNewYork

the Nets are winners of six of their last 10 games, with their most recent victories coming with star Kyrie

Irving sidelined with injuries.

Subbing for the injured Irving, Dinwiddie dropped 30 points in Sunday’s victory over the Knicks.

Irving, who’s resting an injured right shoulder, is expected to return to the Nets starting lineup Friday

Read full article: Clutch play from bench helps Nets climb ...→
Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving 'planned' shoulder injury to skip Boston Celtics game, ex-NBA player says

Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving 'planned' shoulder injury to skip Boston Celtics game, ex-NBA player says

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving is set to miss his first game against the Celtics due to a shoulder injury

Kyrie looked at the schedule before the season started and planned this whole injury thing because he

KYRIE IRVING IS 'A NORMAL TEAMMATE,' BROOKLYN NETS' CENTER JARRETT ALLEN SAYS

Irving played 67 games for the Celtics during the 2018-19 season.

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving is set to miss his first game against the Celtics due to a shoulder injury

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Knicks’ sad tanking rhetoric has returned prematurely

Knicks’ sad tanking rhetoric has returned prematurely

The Nets were without their three best players, injured Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant and Caris LeVert.

weekend, the Knicks dropped to 4-13 with a 103-101 loss to the Nets, who are playing better without Irving

because alternate point guard Spencer Dinwiddie is the real deal, popping in 30 points Sunday while Irving

from the Nets’ rebuild that culminated with a playoff berth last spring and the signings of Durant, Irving

The Nets were without their three best players, injured Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant and Caris LeVert.

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Nets hold off Knicks in dramatic closing moments

Nets hold off Knicks in dramatic closing moments

Spencer Dinwiddie, starting in place of the injured Kyrie Irving for a fifth straight game, led the way

Irving proclaimed before the first Knicks-Nets game of the season that the Nets (8-8) were “going to

The first time these two teams played this season, the Nets still had Irving and Caris LeVert healthy

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Dinwiddie Leads Banged-Up Nets To Tight Win Over Knicks

Dinwiddie Leads Banged-Up Nets To Tight Win Over Knicks

CBSNewYork/AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie scored 30 points in another strong start in place of the injured Kyrie

Irving and the Brooklyn Nets beat the New York Knicks 103-101 on Sunday for their season-high third

Irving continues to rest an injured right shoulder, and Dinwiddie is making sure they get by without

Nets: Coach Kenny Atkinson said Irving wouldn’t travel with the team to Cleveland on Monday, but wasn

Spencer Dinwiddie scored 30 points in another strong start in place of the injured Kyrie Irving and the

Read full article: Dinwiddie Leads Banged-Up Nets To Tight ...→
Richard Jefferson chose retirement over playing for Knicks

Richard Jefferson chose retirement over playing for Knicks

The Knicks, meanwhile, are no stranger to missing out on free agents after watching Kyrie Irving and

Read full article: Richard Jefferson chose retirement over ...→
Tony Allen exults over the rise of Marcus Smart

Tony Allen exults over the rise of Marcus Smart

Brooklyn – Kyrie Irving played in Cleveland once as a Celtic – opening night of the 2017-18 season –

Those still curious about what an Irving return to the Garden will look like have to wait until March

Friday, noon at Brooklyn – Irving gets to unload on his former team here in a more friendly setting,

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Kyrie Irving to miss 3-game road trip, won’t face Knicks or Celtics

Kyrie Irving to miss 3-game road trip, won’t face Knicks or Celtics

Kyrie Irving is going to miss the Nets’ entire three-game road trip, a salivating slate that begins against

Irving will be reassessed once the Nets return to Brooklyn.

It’s as simple as that,” coach Kenny Atkinson said of Irving before Friday’s game.

We’d like to see some evidence, not just with Kyrie.

Kyrie Irving is going to miss the Nets’ entire three-game road trip, a salivating slate that begins against

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Nets bottle up Kings as defense comes up big again

Nets bottle up Kings as defense comes up big again

every win they can get, and now have three in their past four games — all played without injured star Kyrie

Irving.

Irving has joined Kevin Durant and Caris LeVert on the sidelines, but the Nets have rediscovered their

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Report: Kyrie Irving to miss first game in Boston since leaving Celtics

Report: Kyrie Irving to miss first game in Boston since leaving Celtics

Celtics fans will apparently have to wait to boo Kyrie Irving.

Irving has a right shoulder injury that has caused him to miss the last four games.

Irving has yet to be ruled out for that game.

Irving is averaging a team-high 28.5 points per game this season.

The Nets are 7-8 this season and are 2-2 in the four games without Irving.

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Dinwiddie Leads Nets Over Kings 116-97, Irving To Miss More Time With Injury

Dinwiddie Leads Nets Over Kings 116-97, Irving To Miss More Time With Injury

Nets star Kyrie Irving is not expected to play in the team’s next three games.

Nets star Kyrie Irving is not expected to play in the team's next three games.

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Paul Pierce says Kyrie Irving deserves to be booed in Boston return

Paul Pierce says Kyrie Irving deserves to be booed in Boston return

Truth” to Celtics fans, and it might be hard to find a Celtics fan that disagrees with his take on Kyrie

during “NBA Countdown” on Friday, Pierce disagreed with Danny Ainge’s comment that Celtics fans booing Irving

However, Irving may not play on Wednesday.

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The NBA in 2019: Everybody hurts sometimes

The NBA in 2019: Everybody hurts sometimes

Clippers’ Paul George, or other stars who are dealing with day-to-day injuries, like the Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie

Irving and Portland’s Damian Lillard.

He didn’t fit next to Irving, and really, neither did the rest of the Boston Celtics.

But now Irving and another one of their blue-chip prospects, Caris LeVert, are hurt, as well.

But like LeVert, Irving has a significant injury history.

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Celtics’ Marcus Smart offers praise — and a strong response — to Patrick Beverley

Celtics’ Marcus Smart offers praise — and a strong response — to Patrick Beverley

A Denver reporter noted to Brown that both his and Jayson Tatum’s touches are much higher with Kyrie

Irving no longer on the team and asked, “Do you feel freer to play your style of basketball now?”

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