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Boston Celtics All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving left Friday’s game against the Charlotte Hornets after teammate Aron Baynes accidentally elbowed him in the head.
According to The Vertical, Irving has a facial fracture and will likely miss Sunday’s game versus the Toronto Raptors, but plans to get fitted for a mask and play through the injury.
Sources: Boston’s Kyrie Irving will likely miss Sunday’s game with facial fracture, then play through the injury with a fitted mask for two weeks.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 11, 2017
Irving is averaging 20.3 points and 5.2 assists while shooting 44.4 percent from the field and 32.1 percent beyond the arc. The dynamic guard previously wore a mask during the 2012-13 season while with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
The Celtics have won 11 in a row after starting the year 0-2 and sit atop the Eastern Conference standings.