Kyrie Irving scracthed his cornea in a loss to the San Antonio Spurs last night.
Celtics coach Brad Stevens wasn’t sure whether the injury could force Irving to miss time.
Brad Stevens says Kyrie Irving has a scratched eye and he will be put on antibiotics. Unknown as to how it will affect him in the days to come.
— Marc D'Amico (@Marc_DAmico) January 1, 2019
Irving, meanwhile, addressed the media after the game wearing a pair of sunglasses.
Asked about his condition, Irving said:
When asked which eye was scratched, #Celtics Kyrie Irving said both eyes. "He smacked the shit out of me."
— A. Sherrod Blakely (@ASherrodblakely) January 1, 2019
You can see Kyrie sporting the shades below:
Boston now is an underwhelming 21-15 on the season, and can’t afford to lose Kyrie for any amount of time.
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