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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019, 11:49 a.m.

Kyrie Irving says Kevin Durant was rushed back, won’t be rushed again

Kyrie Irving won’t allow anyone to rush Kevin Durant back to the court this time. Irving said Friday that Durant wasn’t ready to play when he returned in the NBA …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 1:39 p.m.

Nets’ Kyrie Irving has facial fracture after getting elbowed

Kyrie Irving is hurt before his Nets career even begins. Irving sustained a left side facial fracture after being elbowed during a pickup game, and the Nets said Wednesday the …

Jimmy Butler-to-Miami Heat gets done

The Miami Heat completed agreements on what will become a four-team trade Monday to land Butler from the Philadelphia 76ers, with the Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers also …

On Basketball: Has Kyrie played his last game for Celtics?

When the buzzer sounded in Milwaukee, the question immediately became this: Has Kyrie Irving played his last game for the Boston Celtics? It’s very possible. Welcome to free agency, Kyrie. …

NBA roundup: Kyrie Irving has triple-double, Celtics beat Kings 126-120

Kyrie Irving had 31 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds and the Boston Celtics overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to beat the Sacramento Kings 126-120 on Thursday night.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 5:04 p.m.

NBA capsules: Celtics snap Thunder’s winning streak at 7

Kyrie Irving had 30 points and 11 assists, Marcus Morris scored 19 points and the Boston Celtics beat Oklahoma City 134-129 on Sunday to snap the Thunder’s seven-game winning streak.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 10:30 p.m.

NBA capsules: Kyrie Irving helps Celtics past Wizards 130-125 in overtime

Kyrie Irving scored Boston’s last 12 points, including back-to-back 3-pointers in the final 40 seconds of overtime to outduel John Wall in a point-guard showdown, and the Celtics extended their …

NBA roundup: Celtics knock Bucks from unbeaten ranks

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UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 1:17 p.m.

Celtics’ Kyrie Irving honored by mother’s Sioux tribe

Standing on a bison pelt, Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving was smudged with sacred grasses, presented with traditional quilts and eagle feathers and given a Lakota name that means “Little …

Kyrie Irving stays busy with knee to mend, movie to promote

Kyrie Irving doesn’t have to worry about free agency until next summer. In the meantime, he has plenty to keep him busy now. Irving is recovering from late-season knee surgery …

UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018, 4:19 p.m.

Celtics’ Kyrie Irving needs knee surgery, out for playoffs

Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving will need surgery on his left knee and miss the playoffs. The team puts his recovery time at four to five months. In the upcoming …

Celtics’ Kyrie Irving out 3-6 weeks after knee surgery

The Boston Celtics say point guard Kyrie Irving will miss three to six weeks after surgery on his left knee.

UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 8:41 p.m.

Celtics’ Kyrie Irving set for surgery on sore left knee

The Celtics say All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving is set to have surgery Saturday to alleviate pain in his left knee. Irving has been out since March 11, missing the …

NBA capsules: Kyrie Irving returns, Celtics beat Timberwolves 117-109

Kyrie Irving returned from a one-game absence, finishing with 23 points, seven rebounds and eight assists to pace the Boston Celtics in a 117-109 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 11:45 a.m.

AP source: Cavaliers overhaul roster with trades of Isaiah Thomas, Dwyane Wade

With the stunning force of a LeBron James dunk, the Cavaliers shattered their roster. Cleveland completely changed its look – and perhaps its chances of winning an NBA title this …

NBA Capsules: Kyrie Irving, Celtics beat Hawks 110-99 for 15th straight victory

Kyrie Irving scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added a career-high 27 and the Boston Celtics won their 15th straight game with a 110-99 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday …

NBA capsules: Kyrie Irving returns as Celtics win 13th straight

Kyrie Irving returned to the lineup and scored 25 points while wearing a mask, and the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-102 on Tuesday night for their 13th straight …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 10:45 p.m.

LeBron James vs. Kyrie Irving the latest entry in NBA rivalries

LeBron James loves rivalries. Ohio State-Michigan. North Carolina-Duke. Cowboys-Redskins. Those are some of the favorite matchups he’s cited over the years, ones that have been honed by the flowing of …

Snagged: AP sources say Cavs reviewing Irving-Thomas trade

CLEVELAND – Just when it appeared the Cavaliers’ chaotic summer had calmed, there’s a flare-up. That blockbuster deal between Cleveland and Boston is stuck.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 9:06 p.m.

Boston bound: Cavs trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, more

The Cavaliers pulled off a blockbuster trade, dealing All-Star guard Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics for star guard Isaiah Thomas, forward Jae Crowder, center Ante Zizic and a 2018 …

Kyrie Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

OAKLAND, Calif. – Whether it’s his lightning-quick dribble, supreme confidence that doesn’t seem to waver or ability to score from almost anywhere on the court, Kyrie Irving seems to be …

UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 10:44 p.m.

LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers end Golden State’s perfect postseason run in Game 4 rout

LeBron James recorded a triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and Cleveland outperformed the NBA’s most electrifying offense in a testy Game 4 filled with technical fouls on Friday night, …

NBA playoff capsules: 37 points each for Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving in respective victories

Kawhi Leonard had a postseason career-high 37 points and added 11 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Memphis Grizzlies 96-82. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points for Cleveland in …

Irving clutch against Warriors again as Cavs win 109-108

With another clutch shot, Kyrie Irving took the Warriors on a trip down memory lane. Irving dropped a short, turnaround jumper over Klay Thompson with 3.4 seconds left as the …

AP source: Irving, Barnes finish US Olympic basketball team

The U.S. basketball team has its roster for Rio. Kyrie Irving and Harrison Barnes accepted spots on the team to fill out the Americans’ 12-player Olympic squad, a person with …

Many freshmen have fared well with NBA one-and-done rule

Last season was the year of the senior in college basketball. Thursday’s NBA draft is not.

LeBron James, Cavaliers down Warriors to force Game 7

LeBron James scored 41 points, Kyrie Irving added 23 and the Cleveland Cavaliers sent the NBA Finals packing for California by beating the rattled Golden State Warriors 115-101 on Thursday …

LeBron James, Kyrie Irving each score 41 as Cavs stave off elimination with 112-97 win over Warriors

LeBron James laughed at Klay Thompson’s comments this week about the NBA being a man’s league. Instead, he thought of a punishment far worse than anything he could say.

LeBron James, Kyrie Irving power Cavs past Warriors in Game 2

LeBron James scored 32 points, Kyrie Irving added 30 and the Cleveland Cavaliers, pushed for 48 minutes by a delirious, championship-starved crowd, hammered the Golden State Warriors 120-90 in Game …

Hilton Hotels apologizes to Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving for bed bugs

Hilton Hotels apologized Tuesday after Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving said he was bitten by bed bugs during a weekend stay in downtown Oklahoma City.