Kyrie Irving, the Australian-American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Rookie of the Year in 2012 of the National Basketball Association (NBA) broke his right hand while the Cavaliers’ practice in Las Vegas, on Saturday.
He injured his hand hitting a wall. The spokesperson said they expect him to be out of play for the next two months and ready for training only in late September.
Irving also missed playing 14 games previous season with different injuries – shoulder injuries, concussion and illness. This continues Irving proximity to injuries who played in only 11 games as fresh-man with Duke due to a toe injury. The Australian-American is going back to Cleveland for further examination on Sunday. He said that his health was his reponsibility and that he was disappointed to some extent due to injury.
Just a few days ago, on July 11, the Cavaliers signed Harangody to a contract for next season. This is part of the excerise to improve their record of 2010-11 where they just finished last but one as far as the final standings are concerned and 2011-12 season where they improved a bit owing to curtailed season.
Cleveland play Charlotte on 15 July at Thomas & Mack in the NBA Summer League. Both of these teams are nearly at the bottom of 2011-12 regular season in Eastern conference standings are concerned with Washinton Wizards sitting between the two. Cleveland are at 21 wins to 45 losses while Charlotte are among the worst perfomers with 7 wins to 59 losses languising at the bottom of Southeast division which is headed by Miami and Atlanta.
The summer League is going to have sixty games in 10 Days featuring teams with 13 of the top 14 draft picks.
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