Report: Kyrie Irving seeks second opinion on ailing knee
NBA.com Global on Mar 21, 2018 07:36 AM
FILE - BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 30: Kyrie Irving #11 of the Boston Celtics stand for the National Anthem before the game against the Philadelphia 76ers on November 30, 2017 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
NBA.com staff report
Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving, not pleased with the lack of progress on his sore left knee, is expected to seek a second opinion, according to Yahoo! Sports.
With lack of progress on his ailing left knee, Celtics All-Star Kyrie Irving plans to travel for a second opinion later this week, league sources tell Yahoo.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 20, 2018
Irving, in his first season with the Celtics, left his side's March 11 (Mar. 12, PHL time) game against the Indiana Pacers with knee left soreness and is expected to miss his fourth game since then when the Celtics host the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Irving is averaging 24.7 points, 5.2 assists and 3.8 rebounds per contest while shooting 49.1 percent from the field and 40.8 percent on three-pointers.