Posted March 12, 2013 on AP on Fox
Dion Waiters scored 20 points, Alonzo Gee added 17 and the Cleveland Cavaliers held off a late run to beat the Washington Wizards 95-90 on Tuesday night. Cleveland played its first game since Kyrie Irving sprained his left shoulder Sunday against Toronto. The All-Star point guard, who watched the game from the bench with his left arm in a sling, could miss the next month - and maybe the rest of this season. The Cavaliers are 5-10 without him this season. Cleveland led 90-78 with 4:29 remaining, but the Wizards cut the margin to 91-88 with 45 seconds remaining. Waiters, who scored 12 points in the fourth quarter, hit four free throws in the final 13.1 seconds to secure the win. John Wall led Washington with a season-high 27 points. The Wizards, who scored the game's first 11 points, have the league's worst road record at 5-25. Rookie guard Bradley Beal, the Wizards' leading scorer, missed his fourth straight game with a sprained left ankle. Cleveland placed six playe...

Miles: Cavs have every reason to win

CLEVELAND -- In the eyes of C.J. Miles, the Cavaliers have plenty for which to play. It goes back to the entire reason you play basketball, Miles said. You want to compete. Miles is a Cavs reserve swingman, one of the teams true veterans and a fireball of positive energy and enthusiasm. He was speaking after the Cavs 95-90 home win over Washington on Tuesday. It was also the first...

Cavaliers begin stint without Kyrie Irving

Their best month of the season behind them, the Cleveland Cavaliers find themselves in the midst of yet another poor stretch. With Kyrie Irving set to miss even more time after his latest injury, turning things around could prove difficult. The Cavs go for their third win in as many meetings with Washington in 2012-13 on Tuesday night, though the Wizards will have star guard John...

Poised to land one of the top selections in June’s draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers must shelve Kyrie Irving until the autumn

Plagued with a bummed knee and sprained left shoulder, superior Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving will miss the next three weeks and won’t be able to return until only about 10 games remain on the schedule. The 20-year-old Irving, who has averaged 23.0 points, 5.7 assists and 3.7 rebounds over 49 contests, gives Cavaliers fans a reason to hope, believe and watch. Regardless...

Cavs' Irving expected to miss 3-4 weeks

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Kyrie Irving could miss the rest of the season with a sprained shoulder, Cavaliers coach Byron Scott said Monday. The Cavs officially projected Irving to miss 3-4 weeks. Irving suffered the injury after running into Toronto center Jonas Valanciunas in the third quarter of Sundays loss. A variety of injuries have caused the reigning Rookie of the Year and...

Kyrie’s game will never change, but his body must

Kyrie Irving stood on on a small box which served as a riser, explaining that he — despite winning the NBA’s Rookie of the Year award just a few months earlier — did not anticipate the toll that a compressed season as a professional would take on his body. It was the team’s media day, taking place on an October afternoon, where spirits were high and expectations were married...

Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving hurts shoulder in loss

Kyrie Irving is the future of the NBA, but he is injury-prone.  Irving suffered another injury last night and had to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers' game against the Toronto Raptors in the third quarter.  Cleveland went on to lose the game 100-96. According to Associated Press reports, Irving suffered a bruised shoulder in the third quarter and had to leave.  He was evaluated...

Kyrie Irving could miss the rest of the season

Kyrie Irving has emerged as the latest franchise player for the Cleveland Cavaliers to build a squad around. It’s to bad that a shoulder injury could squash the rest of the 2012-13 season for him.   Please click here to read this story and watch a dramatic video of Irving's time in the NBA. The post Kyrie Irving could miss the rest of the season appeared first on Players View.

Greg Oden Bar Watch: He’s Already Putting Cleveland Drunks On His Back After Games

While the Cleveland Plain Dealer was busy covering Greg Oden sitting in Dan Gilbert’s sideline seats at Friday’s Grizzlies-Cavs game, we were patiently waiting for the big man to turn in another epic night at the bars. Mission accomplished. It happened. See above tweet and this photo. Sure, it’s not 100% clear that Oden is literally carrying “drunk dudes” around Cleveland...

Kyrie Irving injures shoulder, should sit rest of season

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving is likely to miss the rest of the month of March and possibly some time in April after suffering a left shoulder sprain over the weekend.  According to Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today, Irving will be sidelined 3-4 weeks. There are about 5 1/2 weeks left in the season and under no circumstances should Kyrie Irving play in even one game left...

Kyrie Irving out three to four weeks with a left shoulder sprain

Kyrie Irving is out the next three to four weeks with a left shoulder sprain. The Cavs' point guard suffered the injury in the third quarter of Sunday night's game with the Toronto Raptors. X-rays were negative, but Irving was reevaluated Monday and an MRI and exam revealed a left acromioclavicular sprain, the Cavs announced. Irving needs rest and treatment. Such a bad...

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving is hurt yet again.

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The Cleveland Cavaliers are not doing too hot.  On the other hand, the Los Angeles Lakers are not doing too well themselves.  The Lakers are looking like they will limp [...]
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