CLEVELAND, OH - Kyrie Irving returned to Cavaliers practice on Sunday and says he hopes to be ready to play in the season opener on Tuesday.
Irving had all four wisdom teeth extracted on Wednesday and has been bed-ridden for the last few days. Irving said he has lost about 5 pounds.
The team beleives Irving will be ready for the opener and will most likely clear him to play against the Washington Wizards at "The Q" on Tuesday.
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Kyrie Irving, coming off the first scoreless game of his career, scored 20 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 88-82 Saturday night.
Dion Waiters scored a season-high 30 points for the Cavaliers. Andrew Bynum tied his season high with 20 points and grabbed a season-best 13 rebounds, and Jarrett Jack added 13 points.