Irving had 14 points and two assists before leaving Saturday’s (Sunday, Manila time) game.
Kyrie Irving has left Saturday’s matchup with the Clippers with a right knee sprain, the Celtics announced. He will not return.
#NEBHInjuryReport Kyrie Irving (right knee sprain) will not return tonight.
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) February 10, 2019
Irving was clearly favoring his leg early on in the game, but tried to play through it.
Here’s the play that Kyrie seemed to tweak his knee on. pic.twitter.com/K4rSCfxb7m
— Chris Forsberg (@ChrisForsberg_) February 10, 2019
Ultimately, the Celtics decided to put an end to his night as Boston had a 74-53 lead going into halftime.
Irving had 14 points and two assists in the first half.
It is unclear if this is an injury that will force him to miss an extended period of time.