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NEW YORK -- Kyrie Irving, playing one night after fracturing a bone in his jaw, nearly single-handedly led the Cleveland Cavaliers to an upset win over the New York Knicks, but Anderson Varejao's missed free throw with one second remaining left the Cavs just short. The Knicks, playing without injured MVP candidate Carmelo Anthony, barely held off the Cavs, 103-102 on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. After scoring 11 of his career-high 41 points in the final minute, Irving, sporting a black protective mask, drew a double team with the Cavs down two. The guard dished to Varejao, who drew a foul from J.R. Smith. Varejao made the first free throw but missed the second, allowing the Knicks (18-5) to remain a perfect 10-0 at home. The Knicks escaped a final frantic minute, in which Irving hit two 3-pointers, two free throws and a layup to keep the persistent Cavs (5-20) in the game. Knicks guard Steve Novak hit one of two free throws with 9.5 seconds left, giving the...
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MAN BEHIND THE MASK
Cleveland Cavaliers superstar Kyrie Irving broke a bone in his jaw during a hard fall against Milwaukee on Friday night.
The end result is the protective mask that he was fitted with that he will wear in the short-term while he is on the court. Irving told ESPN ”It’s just precautionary, as usual.”
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A CT scan at the Cleveland Clinic following the Cavaliers loss Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena vs. the Milwaukee Bucks revealed that Cavs guard Kyrie Irving sustained a small left maxillary fracture.
Irving did not fly with the team to New York City after the game so he could be fitted with a protective mask. He will travel to New York City on Saturday and will be available...
Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving has been phenomenal when he's playing. Not even two seasons into his career, Irving has been injured multiple times. After missing several games with a fractured finger, Kyrie Irving managed to fracture his upper jaw according to Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports.Cavs guard Kyrie Irving sustained a small upper jaw fracture. He will wear...
Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving broke a bone in his jaw during Friday's game against Milwaukee.
Irving, who only recently returned after missing 11 games with a broken finger, did not travel with the team to New York so he could be fitted with a protective mask that he will wear in Saturday's game against the Knicks.
Irving was injured when he took a hard fall in the first...
Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving is expected to play Saturday night against the New York Knicks despite breaking a bone in his jaw Friday against the Milwaukee Bucks, according to the Cavaliers' website. He was fitted with a protective mask before traveling to New York on Saturday. Irving was injured after falling and hitting the side of his face on the ground...
Kyrie Irving shoots over Brandon Jennings
Kyrie Irving and company spotted the Bucks an early 13-5 lead and Milwaukee, lead by Monta Ellis’s 33 points, successfully held off any and all Cavalier comeback attempts to escape with a 90-86 victory. To their credit, Byron Scott’s Cavaliers never stopped fighting and it is somewhat remarkable, considering Cleveland had a NBA season...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Raymond Felton scored 25 points, Tyson Chandler had 23, and the New York Knicks overcame Kyrie Irving's career-high 41 points and the absence of Carmelo Anthony to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-102 on Saturday night.
The Knicks won their fourth straight when Anderson Varejao missed the second of two free throws with 1 second left. They improved the NBA'...
Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao has returned to Friday's game against Milwaukee after sustaining a contusion to his lower left leg.
Varejao, the league's leading rebounder, landed awkwardly while trying to get a rebound in the second quarter. He limped down the floor and was immediately replaced by Tyler Zeller. Varejao sat on the bench briefly and went to the locker room...
NEW YORK -- He had been relentless down the stretch, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving long ago having adjusted to the discomfort of the protective mask he wore and instead making the New York Knicks increasingly uncomfortable. A night after fracturing a bone in his jaw, the West Orange, N.J., native had scored 10 of his career-high 41 points in the final minute at Madison...
Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao will miss his fourth straight game because of a bruised right knee.
The Cavs said Varejao won't travel with them to Washington for Wednesday night's game against the Wizards. Varejao, who leads the NBA in rebounding, wasn't with the Cavs on Saturday when they snapped a six-game losing streak with a win in Milwaukee. He stayed in Cleveland...
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Raymond Felton scored 25 points, Tyson Chandler had 23, and the New York Knicks overcame Kyrie Irving's career-high 41 points and the absence of Carmelo Anthony to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-102 on Saturday night.
The Knicks won their fourth straight when Anderson Varejao missed the second of two free throws with 1 second left. They improved the NBA's only unbeaten...
Oh, Andy… After Steve Novak missed a free throw that would’ve given New York at three point lead, the Knicks (missing Carmelo Anthony) fouled Anderson Varejao and Andy made the first and missed latter. Kyrie Irving Zorro Hamburglar The Dark Knight, sporting an all-black facemask, scored his career high 41 points (including 17 in the fourth quarter) but it wasn’t enough...