Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 4/1/13
Why is Kyrie Irving playing,  coming off yet another injury, with only two weeks left in the season? This is absurd. He is the Cleveland Cavaliers’ franchise player and their hope for a better tomorrow, as the 20 year old is already one of the top 10-15 players in the NBA and the player they are going to be building around for the next 10+ years. Yes, Irving scored over 30 points for the Cleveland Cavaliers in his return, but he has already missed time throughout the season for a number of injuries, which are his achilles heel. Allow him to take the rest of the season off, make sure he is completely healthy and make sure he doesn’t reinjure himself, as there is absolutely no reason for him to play, with them out of the playoffs and with nothing to play for. This has nothing to do with tanking, for those who see this as the perfect time for the Cavs to continue losing, to try and have the best chance at the first overall pick, as they are currently holding the NBA’s fourth worst reco...
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