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Kyrie Irving to Undergo Procedure for Injured Knee

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The Celtics guard has been out for two weeks, will have “minor” procedure.

NBA: Boston Celtics at Minnesota Timberwolves Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

The Portland Trail Blazers already knew that Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving would not suit up when the two teams met at Moda Center on Friday night due to a left knee injury. According to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports, Irving and the Celtics are moving to address the issue with a knee procedure on Saturday.

Irving has averaged 24.4 points, 5.1 assists, and 3.8 rebounds in 60 appearances for the Celtics this season. Boston holds a 48-23 record, good for second in the Eastern Conference. They are 2-2 since Irving went down.

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