Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving, who suffered a scratched right eye on Monday’s loss to the San Antonio Spurs, has gone outside for Wednesday night’s match against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Irving suffered the injury as he also Spurs guard Marco Belinelli experimented with procure a rally from the fourth quarter of the s’ 120-111 loss. Belinelli swiped at the ball and then hit Irving at the attention, evoking the s shield to stay down on a floor for a quick time writhing in pain.

“[He] smacked the s– out of me,” Irving said. “He only grabbed me very great .”

Irving briefly left the game but came back to a floor and scored two points down the stretch.

He has produced at least eight assists in three successive games.

Big men Aron Baynes (left fourth metacarpal fracture) and Robert Williams (left groin strain) are out to the s.

For the Wolves, forwards Robert Covington (ft ) is out, and shields Derrick Rose (ft ) and Jeff Teague (ankle) are likely to sit Wednesday night.

’s Michael C. Wright contributed to this record.


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