Irving will have another procedure on Saturday to remove two screws implanted in his left patella after the knee fracture he suffered in the 2015 Finals. Irving had what the team characterized as a "minimally invasive" procedure on March 24. Celtics fans, I look forward to hearing how loud it gets in the TD Garden during the playoffs and experiencing how intense the environment gets. This season was only a snapshot of what's to come from me.
Kyrie Irving's season has ended prematurely with an unexpected curveball. He's expected to make a full recovery in four-to-five months, but that means he would miss the remainder of the season and playoffs.
The Raptors, who defeated the Celtics on Wednesday, are on the verge of clinching the top seed in the East. Trust Me. "The journey back to the top of Mt. Everest continues". Rozier averaged 17.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists in March, including a career-high 33 points in March 25 road victory over the Sacramento Kings.
GETTYKyrie Irving is expected to fully recover in time for next season
Boston now sits in second place in the Eastern Conference with a 53-25 record.
The Celtics said Irving's patella is completely healed and "remains structurally sound".
His absence has left the Celtics without multiple key players, including NBA All-Star Gordon Hayward, who went down with an ankle injury in the first game of the season. Bench forward Daniel Theis is out for the season.
The Celtics remain hopeful that Marcus Smart will return early in the playoffs. The Celtics are expected to face the Milwaukee Bucks, Miami Heat or Washington Wizards in the first round.
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