New York, NY (Sports Network) - Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving will
be available for Saturday's matchup with the New York Knicks after suffering a
small left maxillary fracture on Friday.
The second-year Duke product landed on the left side of his face following a
layup during Friday's 90-86 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. Irving underwent a CT
Scan following the game that revealed the fracture.
Irving did not travel with the team so he could be fitted with a protective
mask, but will make the trip to New York and is expected to be available to
play. Irving missed 11 games earlier this season with a broken left finger.
Over 13 games this season, Irving is averaging 22.5 points and 5.7 assists per
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