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Kyrie Irving to wear protective mask another two weeks

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10:39 AM ET 11.16 | Kyrie Irving is sporting a swollen, purple right eye, but his nose is straight. And that's all that matters to the Cavaliers point guard. Even so, Irving will have to wear a protective face mask for about two weeks, he said, after learning Friday that he suffered a broken nose when he was elbowed by the Timberwolves' Corey Brewer during the first quarter of Cleveland's game in Minnesota on Wednesday.

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November 16, 2013  10:41 AM ET

He needs to step up if he wants to be considered a star. Even Starbury stepped up during his prime.

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November 16, 2013  11:02 AM ET

He's hurt again? Explains his horrible shooting.

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November 16, 2013  11:09 AM ET
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I wouldn't classify this as an injury

It works for me.

November 16, 2013  11:10 AM ET
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I wouldn't classify this as an injury

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