Cleveland Cavaliers star point guard Kyrie Irving is expected to be sidelined two weeks due to a strained tendon in his left bicep. The Cavs were battling with the Atlanta Hawks, New York Knicks, Detroit Pistons for the final 8th playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. In the video below is where Irving apparently got injured.
According to the NBA official site – Irving got hurt during the first half of Sunday night’s loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. Irving did not return after missing all five shots and leaving the game for medical evaluation and treatment. He flew back with the Cavaliers and Monday underwent an MRI, which revealed “a strain in the long head tendon” of his biceps, the Cavs said in a release.
Without Irving, their leading scorer and most important player, the Cavs might as well look forward to next season. Stay tuned for updates.