The Cleveland Cavaliers championship took a huge blow when All-Star Kyrie Irving hit the deck in Game 1. There was hope, until about an hour ago. Kyrie Irving went on Instagram to thank his fans and supporters as news spread that he will be out of the NBA Finals vs the Golden State Warriors.
An MRI revealed a fractured kneecap, the result, season-ending surgery. The expected recovery timetable is 3-4 months. How will the Cavs respond?
Cleveland lost game 1 of the Finals in OT 108-100 after scoring only 2 points in the extra session. LeBron James did all he could but looked rather fatigued in overtime. Game 2 of the NBA Finals is Sun. June 8th @ 8pm EST.