/Cavs' Kyrie Irving nearing return from broken kneecap

Cavs' Kyrie Irving nearing return from broken kneecap


AP
4:56 p.m. EST December 3, 2015

CLEVELAND – Kyrie Irving’s eyes are pointed forward, and once he’s back on the floor the Cavaliers star guard intends to keep looking ahead.

“I’m a Ferrari without a rearview mirror,” he said.

Irving, who hasn’t played since breaking his left kneecap in the NBA Finals, is finally fully cleared to practice and said Thursday that he’s moving toward his return. But Irving would not commit to exactly when he’ll make his season debut.

“You’re not getting anything out of me,” he said, smiling. “No percentages, no target dates, nothing. I’m feeling good. Personally, I’m in a great place just being able to be out here and practice with the guys, being able to go up and down and continuously, as well.”

He said when he first went up and down the court, he was more controlled.

“Today, there was a lot more up and down, being able to test my wind, being able to test my knee, going from offense to defense and translating and being able to get out in…

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