Kyrie Irving is back in Cleveland tonight when he and the Brooklyn Nets battle the Cavaliers at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouseAP

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cavaliers are back on the pitch tonight as they host the Brooklyn Nets at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse Kyrie Irving is set to play against his former team after taking a leave of absence from the Nets, Tipoff is set to 7p

If he plays, it will be the first time Irving has played in Cleveland since making his official debut with the Boston Celtics on October 17, 2017

Irving said he was off the nets because he “just needed a break” He has missed the last seven games in total – five while off-team and two more while regaining his stamina, after he was entitled to return

Only two Cavs – Kevin Love and Matthew Dellavedova – are left from Irving’s time in Cleveland. Love drops out with a calf injury and Dellavedova remains on the league’s concussion log

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