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Position
G
 
Jersey
2
Name  Kyrie Irving
Born  3/23/1992
Height  6-3
Weight  193
College  Duke
6/1/2015 1:28:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers coach David Blatt on point guard Kyrie Irving's recover - "His progress has been slow."
Insight: Irving (hamstring) isn't going to be 100 percent in the Finals. He still has a few more days to get ready before Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday and we expect him out there.
 
5/31/2015 7:40:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers coach David Blatt told the Cleveland Plain Dealer that point guard Kyrie Irving is still not himself.
Insight: Irving practiced a little bit on Sunday but is apparently still bothered by the hamstring injury. He still has four more days to get ready before Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday. Stay tuned.
 
5/26/2015 10:54:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving played 22 minutes and scored 16 points in his return to action.
Insight: Irving shot 6-of-11 from the field and 2-of-3 from the line. He also managed five assists, four rebounds, two 3-pointers, one steal, one block, and one turnover. Irving will now have some time to get healthy for the NBA Finals.
 
5/26/2015 8:15:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving (knee) will play on Tuesday, but on a minute-limit.
Insight: Irving will play around 25 minutes and will start. Matthew Dellavedova's value takes a hit, but he will still see some valuable time.
 
5/26/2015 2:26:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving (knee) looked good at the shootaround according to "Dr. LeBron James."
Insight: Irving is still is expected to be a game-time decision for Game 4. Given their 3-0 lead in the series he's likely to play only if 100 percent. Matthew Dellavedova would continue to start at point guard if Irving isn't ready.
 
5/25/2015 3:55:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving (knee) is expected to be a game-time decision for Game 4.
Insight: Given their 3-0 lead in the series he's likely to play only if 100 percent. Matthew Dellavedova would start at point guard if Irving isn't ready.
 
5/24/2015 8:02:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving (knee) is officially out for Game 3.
Insight: No surprise here, as Irving came into the day listed as questionable, then was downgraded to doubtful. Matthew Dellavedova will start at point guard yet again.
 
5/24/2015 3:36:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving is still questionable for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Hawks according to ESPN.
Insight: Irving participated in the team shootaround, but he remains a game-time decision. With a 2-0 lead, home court and all the injuries for the Hawks, there is a chance the Cavaliers just hold Irving out another game. Check back for update before tip.
 
5/22/2015 7:33:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving (knee) is out for Game 2 against Atlanta.
Insight: Irving will not be 100 percent for the duration of the postseason. Matthew Delledova will get the start, but expect J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert to see huge minutes.
 
5/20/2015 1:24:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving said he is feeling good and will play in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals versus the Hawks on Wednesday according to The News-Herald.
Insight: Irving and the Cavaliers haven't played in nearly a week, so he should be well rested. Check back to make sure, but all signs point to Irving starting in Game 1.
 
5/18/2015 2:02:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving is probable for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals Wednesday against Atlanta.
Insight: Irvin didn't practice Saturday, did make it all the way through Monday's practice. We expect him out there.
 
5/18/2015 9:32:00 AM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving is probable for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals Wednesday against Atlanta.
Insight: Irvin didn't practice Saturday, but had said he could have returned in the second half of the game against Chicago if needed. We expect him out there.
 
5/14/2015 9:32:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving is doubtful to return to Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on Thursday.
Insight: That's probably because the Cavaliers have played so well without him. Game 6 was tied, 35-35, in the second quarter, but Cleveland went on a, 23-9, run to finish the first half without Irving. Cleveland is a better defensive team without Irving, and they will hold Irving out as long as Game 6 remains in hand. At halftime, Cleveland led Chicago, 58-44.
 
5/14/2015 8:57:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving left Game 6 on Thursday due to a left leg injury.
Insight: Irving limped to the locker room favoring his left leg. He is dealing with a right foot injury, but this is something new. Irving was last seen coming back out of the locker room, so that is a good sign. Check back for more updates.
 
5/12/2015 9:44:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving battled through his ankle injury in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals as he shot 9-for-16 to finish with 25 points on Tuesday.
Insight: Irving hit some key 3-pointers to fend off a Chicago comeback. Irving was 3-for-6 from downtown. He also had five assists, two rebounds, one steal and one block.
 
5/12/2015 6:07:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving will play in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on Tuesday.
Insight: Irving is banged up with knee and foot ailments. He is just 5-for-23 in the last two games mostly due to his injuries, so owners should proceed with caution.
 
5/12/2015 9:51:00 AM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving has a sprained right foot and tendinitis of the left knee, but he's expected to play through the injuries.
Insight: There is no time for rest. Irving will play. He's averaging 20.9 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 3.5 apg in eight playoff games, but he's just a combined 5-for-23 in the last two contests.
 
5/4/2015 9:29:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving scored a game-high 30 points in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, but it wasn't enough as the Cavaliers lost to the Bulls, 99-92.
Insight: Irving was 10-for-23 from the field and hit all 14 of his free-throw attempts, but ultimately, Cleveland didn't get enough from LeBron James. Irving also had six assists, two rebounds and a steal. Chicago leads the series, 1-0.
 
4/26/2015 4:04:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving had 24 points and 11 rebounds in the, 101-93, Game 4 victory over the Celtics in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Sunday. Cleveland completed the four-game sweep and will advance to the second round to play either Chicago or Milwaukee.
Insight: Irving was 8-for-19 from the field, hitting two 3-pointers. He also had three assists, one steal and one block. Irving looks just fine despite having no previous playoff experience.
 
4/21/2015 9:42:00 PM
Description: Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving had 26 points, six assists and five rebounds in Game 2 versus the Celtics in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Tuesday.
Insight: Irving was 8-for-18 from the field, including 3-of-8 from the 3-point line. He also had a block. Irving is averaging 28.0 ppg in his first two playoff games, and Cleveland leads the series, 2-0. So much for the Cleveland's lack of playoff experience being an issue.
 

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