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Kyrie Irving leaves game in overtime with injury

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All-NBA guard in serious pain

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Kyrie Irving was a huge reason the Cavs were right in Game 1. He rebounded the ball, he blocked Steph Curry shots, he hit three pointers. He was playing through injury, and it was incredibly impressive. He's still very hurt, and it appeared in overtime that he aggravated it.

The Cavs can't win without Kyrie Irving. Offense is too hard without him. That's just the way it works. It's amazing he's been able to play through the pain and keep pushing. He's just 23 and had plenty of time left in a Cavs jersey. This is a seven game series. But if you're the Cavs, you want him healthy as soon as possible.