Brooklyn Nets superstar Kyrie Irving suffered an ankle injury in the middle of Game 4 and he’s been ruled out for the rest of the contest.
Some concerning news has arrive for the Brooklyn Nets and standout point guard Kyrie Irving. In the first half, Irving scored an easy bucket, but he landed awkwardly on his ankle after some contact with Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Irving laid on the hardwood in a tremendous amount of agony and then limped back to the locker room. It’s since been announced that Irving will now be out for the rest of Game 4 on Sunday, which of course is a big blow for the team.
Kyrie Irving has been ruled out for the rest of Game 4
With Brooklyn entering Sunday’s action with a 2-1 series lead, Irving, Kevin Durant, James Harden and Co. are looking to go up 3-1 and be one win away from earning a trip to the Eastern Conference Finals. Now, though, the attention is on Irving and his ankle.
Brooklyn has struggled with injuries throughout the year, which included Harden and Durant missing a large chunk of the campaign. Irving going down is the last thing fans wanted to see happen.
The stud guard is having an incredible season for Brooklyn, as the Nets are among the favorites to potentially win the NBA Finals. If Irving’s ankle injury turns out to be serious, it goes without saying, but it’d be a massive blow for Steve Nash and his coaching staff.
We’ll have to wait and see how much time Irving will have to miss. From the looks of the video above, you can see just how painful this injury was for him. Folks all over Brooklyn are praying to the basketball Gods that he’ll be able to get back on the floor as soon as possible.