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 All-Star point guard to miss a combined 29 of his first 129 games.
Since summer, Irving has suffered a broken hand, broken finger and broken jaw. Scott also spoke last week of potentially shutting down Irving because of knee soreness (although Cavs officials denied that would be the case).
Scott couldn't say for sure how the latest injury will impact Irving's chances of playing again this year. But the coach did admit it could be season-ending.
"We just have to wait and see what happens," Scott said. "If it's two weeks, obviously, that's til the end of March. Then you've got to focus in on these guys here...