Kyrie Irving injury update: Celtics reportedly confident knee soreness isn't too serious
The Celtics finally get some positive injury news in relation to Kyrie Irving
Kyrie Irving has been in and out of the Celtics lineup the last few months due to knee soreness. On Sunday, Irving had to leave the Boston's loss to the Pacers early with soreness in the same knee that has been bothering him all season. There was concern that the injury could be serious.
However, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Celtics are confident that the injury is tendinitis and not something that will force him out for a long period of time. This has to be a relief, considering this news came on the same day Boston found out that Marcus Smart would be , and Daniel Theis is .
For the Celtics, their star point guard, while banged up, should still be able to play and perform at a high level. The problem is that this kind of injury never really goes away. Irving is always going to be dealing with soreness that can fluctuate between forcing him to sit out a game and not really giving him problems.
CBS Sports HQ Daily Newsletter
Get the best highlights and stories - yeah, just the good stuff handpicked by our team to start your day.
Thanks for signing up!
Keep an eye on your inbox for the latest sports news.
There was an error processing your subscription.
How every NBA team graded out on draft night
Scal talked to CBS Sports about his NBA career and much more
Anthony has a player option for next season worth $27.9 million
Doncic recently finished a lengthy season in Europe with Real Madrid
Vegas' list of potential landing spots has changed since the initial odds came out
Josh Nagel went 17-6 on NBA postseason picks and locked in the landing spot for LeBron Jam...