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Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving to have minimally invasive procedure on knee


Boston Celtics All-Star protect Kyrie Irving will have an "minimally invasive procedure" on his left knee tomorrow, the group declared Friday. Irving has been out of the Celtics' lineup since first harming the knee in a March 11 misfortune to the Indiana Pacers. 
There is no timetable for Irving's arrival from the damage, which the group says will turn out to be all the more clear after the technique is finished.
The Boston Celtics announced today that guard Kyrie Irving will tomorrow undergo a minimally invasive procedure to alleviate irritation in his left knee. Further information will be provided following tomorrow’s procedure, and the team will have no further comment until that time.
Irving had looked for a moment sentiment on his damage after not being satisfied with the absence of advance in his recuperation from the damage, as Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports initially revealed not long ago. He has missed four straight amusements, including Tuesday's 100-99 rebound win against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Irving initially recognized soreness in the knee after a misfortune to the Houston Rockets prior this month. 
Celtics mentor Brad Stevens was asked before Boston's diversion in Portland on Friday night the repercussions of Irving's surgery. 
"I don't know yet," Stevens said. "He's going to have it tomorrow and we'll know more about timelines after that."

The knee is a similar one that Irving harmed in the 2015 NBA finals that required surgery. 
In the wake of leaving that misfortune to the Pacers on March 11, Irving indicated at taking an expanded time of rest for the stubborn knee. 
Irving said the knee began annoying him amid a March 3 confrontation with the Houston Rockets, a diversion the Celtics lost 123-120. The previous No. 1 general choose a 105-89 win against the Chicago Bulls on March 5 to rest that same knee, which he broke amid Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Finals with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He returned, notwithstanding, to play in Boston's triumph against the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 8. 
Irving is averaging 24.7 focuses, 5.2 helps and 3.8 bounce back per challenge while shooting 49.1 percent from the field and 40.8 percent on 3-pointers. 
Stevens said the group will center around its qualities in light on the wounds. 
Do what you do best. That's it," he said. "Everybody's got something they do well otherwise they wouldn't be in the NBA. Don't try to be something you're not, don't try to make up for Kyrie's absence, or Smart's absence, or Tyson's absence by trying to do what they do. Just do you and just be good at it, be reliable at it. That's all we're going to ask."

Stevens said he had not had a great deal of discourse with the front office about including another player. 
"I think that there is the possibility of applying for an exception again because of all the knee injuries and the length of injuries. I don't know where we are with that, and I haven't talked to them about any particulars.
He said if the Celtics added anybody it is give the group edge profundity.
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