Kyrie Irving to Take Time Off, Rest Knee

Kyrie Irving to Take Time Off, Rest Knee

It always hurts to lose your best player at any point in the season, but the Celtics would be wise to give Irving extra time to recover with a month left in the regular season.

Turner gave the Pacers the lead again at the low post and, after Rozier's miss, IN hit a pair of foul shots to take a four-point lead.

Irving played 16 first-half minutes but did not return for the start of the second half. It's likely that Irving, who suffered a broken knee cap in the NBA Finals back in 2015, will need to undergo a clean-up procedure on his knee this offseason.

But the Celtics responded by scoring 7 straight to tie the game at 95 with 36 seconds to go.

Irving battled left-knee soreness during Boston's recently concluded three-game road trip.

"I think (rest) will probably be the best thing, just instead of kind of hoping it gets better over the two or three days that it usually does". After playing through discomfort in Houston, Irving sat out a visit to Chicago on Monday then returned for the Celtics' win in Minnesota on Thursday.

A back-and-forth final quarter saw IN take a 7-point lead on an Oladipo three-pointer with a little more than 2 minutes to go.

Kyrie Irving is taking himself off the court.

When the injury bug hits this team, it really strikes.

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Irving, who played just one half Sunday night, said after the game he might need to sit a few games to rest his knee.

"Not a great look", Celtics coach Brad Stevens said, "but a shot I've seen him make before".

"I think that would probably be the best thing", Irving allowed after the game.

Horford's absence doesn't appear to be anything long term, but Stevens reiterated that he doesn't anticipate Brown returning to the lineup anytime soon.

"I'm not concerned. Where we are in the season, I'm pretty comfortable".

With that being the case, the bigger concern for the team is making sure they're at full strength health-wise going into the postseason. "As we said if he could've kept going, but it was less than 100 percent that wouldn't have been worth it right now".

The C's have Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards coming to town on Wednesday.

The C's opened the fourth quarter with a Daniel Theis air ball, and IN hit back with a 7-2 run that included a posterizing dunk by Domantas Sabonis' over Theis.

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