Irving missing Celtics for weeks
The Boston Celtics have to mourn the next injury-related failure. Allstar Kyrie Irving drops out after a knee surgery for several weeks.
The Boston Celtics have to cope with another retirement shortly before the start of the NBA playoffs.
Allstar Kyrie Irving drops out after a knee operation for three to six weeks, the playoffs already start on the 14th day. April.
The team of the injured international Daniel Theis is already qualified for the knockout round and is currently in second place in the east. Irving is the third Celtics player after Theis and Marcus Smart to undergo surgery in the last ten days.
Irving, who celebrated his 26th birthday on Friday. To celebrate his birthday, a wire was removed from his left knee. The Point Guard had already been operated on in 2015, when the wire was used to repair the torn patellar tendon. This caused irritations at last, however, the tendon has completely healed.
Theis had suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee in mid-March and is only expected to return in preparation for the coming season.