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Kyrie Irving a game time decision vs. Boston Celtics

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It sounds like Kyrie will try and give it a go

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Kyrie Irving has missed the Cavaliers' last two games with a shoulder strain, but he could be back tonight against the Boston Celtics.

The team could really use him. He's helped the offense tick all season and played off LeBron James about as well as you could possibly expect. The team is a title contender when the Big 3 play, not so much otherwise. If Irving participated in shootaround, I'd say there's a good chance he plays.

That being said, it throws the Cavs into a bit of a mess in terms of fantasy value. I'm not sure I'd play Irving, but with the assumption that he plays it's hard to trust guys like J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert, or even Kevin Love. LeBron James figures to be motivated after the loss to the Rockets. I'd say he's a safe play.

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