5:07 AM EDT, Wed October 18, 2017

Fantasy Update

7 hours ago
CBS Sports Fantasy Basketball
Kyrie Irving is back in Cleveland and his welcome was not exactly a warm one
Oct 12, 2017
CBS Sports Fantasy Football
The Celtics will take on the Cavaliers in Cleveland on opening night
San Francisco Chronicle 3 hours ago

Gordon Hayward’s gruesome ankle injury casts pall on season opener

Gordon Hayward’s face was etched in pain and shock. Of all the juicy subplots for this hyped homecoming and a season opener between rivals, a serious injury to Hayward wasn’t on the list. Boston’s season changed in a gruesome instant Tuesday night as Hayward, one of the new Celtics who was going to help them close the gap on Cleveland, broke his left ankle just five minutes into his debut. Boston was beaten 102-99 on Tuesday night by LeBron James and the host Cavaliers. Hayward’s horrific injury overshadowed Kyrie Irving’s...
Sun Herald 3 hours ago

NBA Capsules

Boston's Gordon Hayward broke his left ankle just five minutes into the season, a grisly injury that overshadowed Kyrie Irving's return to Cleveland and the Cavaliers' 102-99 win over the …
NBA 5 hours ago

Reunion Recap: Back-and-forth between LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Cleveland

Weeks after being traded and mere days after calling his new city a "real sports city," Kyrie Irving returned to the team and teammates he spurned in favor of the Boston Celtics. Opening night of the 2017-18 NBA season did not disappoint, pitting the former Cavs playoff hero against the franchise face who was reportedly Irving's main reason for wanting out: LeBron James.
NBA 5 hours ago

Kyrie Irving shakes hands, daps up former Cleveland Cavaliers teammates

Kyrie Irving is no longer a Cavalier, but that didn't stop him from greeting his former teammates as the friends they had become during his time in Cleveland.
Sun Herald 6 hours ago

Hayward breaks ankle, Cavs hold off Celtics 102-99 in opener

Boston's Gordon Hayward broke his left ankle just five minutes into the season, a grisly injury that overshadowed Kyrie Irving's return to Cleveland and the Cavaliers' 102-99 win over the …
Sports Illustrated 6 hours ago

Report: Cavs Players Were Upset About a Kyrie Irving Tribute Video

The Cavs decided against showing a video tribute for Kyrie Irving.

Report: Cavs pass on showing Kyrie Irving tribute video in season opener vs. Celtics

The Cavs were supposed to honor their ex-star but ended up not showing the tribute video

WATCH: Ex-Cavs star Kyrie Irving booed during introduction in return to Cleveland

Kyrie Irving is back in Cleveland and his welcome was not exactly a warm one
Bullets Forever 9 hours ago
NBA Kickoff Tuesday GameThread

NBA Kickoff Tuesday GameThread

Because the NBA season starts tonight! The NBA regular season starts tonight! Here are the games going on tonight. And feel free to talk about them on this thread. Celtics at Cavaliers, 8 p.m. ET on TNT What’s the narrative? This is a rematch of last year’s Eastern Conference Finals. But the bigger story line is that Kyrie Irving was traded to the Celtics in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, a 2018 first round pick (that originally comes from the Brooklyn Nets), and a 2020 second round pick. In short, Kyrie now is the franchise star for the Celtics, who lost theirs...
Fear The Sword 10 hours ago
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics gamethread

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics gamethread

The Cavaliers look for a win in their season opener and Kyrie’s return to the Q. Good evening, Fear the Sword. It’s time for an honest-to-God basketball game. Kyrie is wearing Celtics green. It’s gonna be a blast. Start time: 8 p.m. ET TV: TNT or Watch TNT Cleveland Cavaliers expected starting lineup: Derrick Rose, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Jae Crowder, Kevin Love Boston Celtics expected starting lineup: Kyrie Irving, Jaylen Brown, Gordon Hayward, Jayson Tatum, Al Horford Cavaliers injuries: Isaiah Thomas (OUT - hip), LeBron James (GTD - ankle) Celtics injuries: Marcus Morris (right...
Fear The Sword 16 hours ago
How Cavaliers’ fans should treat Kyrie Irving on opening night

How Cavaliers’ fans should treat Kyrie Irving on opening night

Kyrie Irving makes his Celtic debut in Cleveland on Tuesday, how should the fans react? Tuesday night in Cleveland is going to be a mixed bag of emotions. Basketball’s officially starting and there will be action at 6th and Huron St. till mid-June. But at the same time, an ex from the past is returning to make his debut in a different jersey. It’s always awkward when you meet an ex for the first time after a breakup. Both parties have poured their heart and soul into the relationship, but it’s over now and in the past. Cavaliers’ fans devoted all of their love towards Kyrie Irving...
Bullets Forever 17 hours ago
John Wall isn’t pleased about being snubbed from ESPN’s NBA teaser photo

John Wall isn’t pleased about being snubbed from ESPN’s NBA teaser photo

The 2017-18 NBA regular season starts today, which means that NBA basketball is back — and the games now count! Fans like us and TV shows like ESPN’s SportsCenter are excited too! Welcome back, basketball. pic.twitter.com/HpJXtiWFp9— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 17, 2017 As you might expect, you’ll see some of the “usual suspect-type” NBA stars on this photo like Warriors superstars Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant, Cavaliers do-it-all man LeBron James, the Celtics’ new franchise player Kyrie Irving, the reigning MVP Russell Westbrook, and another MVP level point...
Fear The Sword 20 hours ago
Five potentially awkward Kyrie Irving moments to look forward to for the season opener

Five potentially awkward Kyrie Irving moments to look forward to for the season opener

Kyrie Irving is playing his first game in Cleveland. Some stuff is gonna happen. Kyrie Irving has his first game back in Cleveland on Tuesday. If you can believe it, there’s going to be #peakdrama for the opener. There will be ample moments for body language Twitter to take a deep dive and hyper analyze, and we’re here to get you ready for every single one of them. Here are five prospective moments in Kyrie’s return you’re going to need to keep your eyes on: 1) Starting lineup introductions This will be our first real taste at what kind of treatment Cavs fans are going to give...
Sun Herald Oct 17, 2017

Celtics' Kyrie Irving stays quiet about reasons for trade

Former Cavaliers teammates and fans who want Kyrie Irving to reveal the real reasons he wanted to leave Cleveland might forever remain unsatisfied. Because, according to Irving, "that's not what …
Sun Herald Oct 17, 2017

Marla Ridenour: Emotion, electricity of Irving's return tempered by gruesome injury

It was a night when Kyrie Irving's pre-game fist bump instead of a hug with LeBron James mattered, until it didn't. It was a night when Cavaliers fans unleashed their …

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