Irving originally suffered the injury in Boston’s 123-112 loss to the Clippers on Saturday.
Kyrie Irving will likely be back on the court soon.
The 26-year-old Celtics guard is considered “day-to-day” with a strained right knee, the team announced Sunday.
#NEBHInjuryReport Kyrie Irving underwent an MRI this morning at New England Baptist Hospital and has been diagnosed with a strained right knee. His status is day-to-day.
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) February 10, 2019
Irving originally suffered the injury in Boston’s loss to the Clippers on Saturday. The Celtics blew a 28-point lead and fell 123-112 in that game. Irving scored 14 points in 14 minutes before exiting the matchup.
Irving is averaging 23.6 points and 6.9 assists in 32.5 minutes per game this season. He’s shooting 49.8 percent from the field and 40.9 percent from 3-point range.
The Celtics entered play Sunday in fifth place of the Eastern Conference with a 35-21 record. They’ll face the 76ers in Philadelphia on Tuesday.