Cleveland, OH, United States (4E Sports) – Cleveland guard Kyrie Irving suffered a hairline/non-displaced fracture of his left index finger in Saturday’s 103-95 home loss to the Dallas Mavericks.
He will be out for four weeks.
Irving hurt the finger in the third quarter yet still scored a game-high 26 points despite being limited.
The overall No. 1 pick of the 2011 draft and the Cavaliers’ leading scorer and assist man, Irving is averaging 22.9 points, sixth best in the NBA, and 5.6 assists.
The Cavaliers entering Monday were 2-8 on the young season, 13th in the Eastern Conference and on a six-game losing streak. Their next game is Wednesday against the Philadelphia 76ers