Irving rehabbing shoulder after shot, still may require medical procedure


Kyrie Irving will keep rehabbing his correct shoulder in order to rejoin the Brooklyn Nets this season, however, he recognized that he may require medical procedure.

Irving said Saturday he decided to get a cortisone shot before the end of last month as opposed to having an arthroscopic medical procedure, with the objective of playing just because since the center of November. He said his shoulder issue started with abuse close to the finish of preparing camp and deteriorated right off the bat in the standard season.


He at long last quit playing after a Nov. 14 game in Denver and the Nets have said his damage is an impingement. Irving said he additionally had bursitis in the shoulder.

He said the medical procedure would take him out for in any event several months, however, he would favor first to continue moving in the direction of playing this season, his first in Brooklyn.

“I need to go out and play,” Irving stated, “so simply proceed to recovery and live the consequences of me going out there and giving it a genuine shot, going out there, being with the folks, seeing where we can land and afterward push ahead after the season.”

He marked with Brooklyn in July however was harmed even before preparing camp when he was smacked in the face while scrimmaging with partners. He was hit again when he returned for a display game in China, driving him back to the sidelines.

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