NBA News: Kyrie Irving practices, might play on Monday

Good news from Cavalier-land this afternoon: All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving practiced with his Cleveland teammates today and is hopeful to play in Monday night’s home game against the New York Knicks.

Various media outlets have reported on this news and the Cavaliers also appear to have sent out an injury update on the status of the soon-to-be-21-year-old. Irving has been out of action since Feb. 24 with a hyperextended/sore right knee.

Overall this season, Irving has played in 45 of the team’s 59 games. He previously missed 11 games from Nov. 21 through Dec. 8 because of a broken left index finger.

The Cavaliers are 4-10 without him on the season.

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