Just before Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks had his press conference on Tuesday, former Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving took an elbow to the face during a pickup game. Nets head coach Kenny Atkinson was supposed to be at the press conference, as well, but he went to the doctor with Irving.
At the time, Marks said he wasn’t worried.
One day later, Irving has been diagnosed with a left side facial fracture, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
Now, Irving is listed as day-to-day. But it’s hard to imagine the Nets won’t be extra careful with their new superstar. Especially since Marks is expecting Kevin Durant to miss all of 2019-20.
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