Irving praised Perkins (who he called "Big Perk") for being veteran he can lean on.
Kyrie Irving said Cavaliers "take care of Perk and Big Perk takes care of us."
Kyrie Irving: "Game 4 was the most physical game that I've ever played in"
LeBron James and Kyrie Irving both said Kelly Olynyk's play on Kevin Love wasn't a basketball play.
Kyrie Irving: "Sometimes things got out of hand a little too much."
Kyrie Irving on Kevin Love injury: “I think it was a shared feeling that it wasn’t a basketball play.” He said he hasn't see the play.
But nevertheless it was a great chance for Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving to get introduced into the playoffs
Kyrie Irving's handles and footwork....sublime
LeBron James is 1-for-5, Kyrie Irving is 2-for-6, and Kevin Love was 1-for-3 before getting hurt. And the Cavs lead by 9. Such a tough out.
The Cavs are up 29-19 after 1Q. Mozgov 7p 4r; LeBron 4p 5a; Irving & J.R. 6p apiece. Of course big news is Love's shoulder injury.
Check an earlier tweet. Irving was credited with a steal, not LeBron, so he is still tied with Drexler
Rose-ettes forgetting that Kyrie Irving took Rose's starting spot this summer for Team USA ... and will now look to take his playoff life.
.... Kyrie Irving is no bum.
Blatt hasn't seen any nervousness or uncomfortably from Love or Irving through three games.
Crippling offensive rebound there after the Irving miss, as a Love 3 stretches the lead back to 6.
Kyrie Irving is a shotmaker Willie Mosconi would've appreciated.
Kyrie Irving fits every defender for roller skates...
J.R., Love easily enjoying their best games of this series. Helps offset Irving offensively, who is struggling to get to the rim
Irving has as much overall ability as Curry, more in some ways. But there are stretches when Irving isn't looking 2 make anyone else better.
The Cavaliers -- Irving in particular -- aren't running offense. They're just talented enough that it doesn't matter
Kyrie Irving could hit a 3 over the Empire State Building...
Keep an eye on Kyrie Irving, who has been quiet so far tonight (9 points, 2/6 FG). Can get hot at any time.
Kyrie Irving has made two shots. Both with Avery Bradley not defending him.
Cavs lead Celtics 67-62 mid 3Q. Lebron with 22 pts and Love with 15 pts. But why has Irving only taken 3 shots and is 0-3?
Isaiah Thomas and Kyrie Irving have just one made field goal between them and we're almost to halftime. 48-46 Bos.