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|Oct. 17 8:19 AM PT9:19 AM MT10:19 AM CT11:19 AM ET15:19 GMT23:19 8:19 AM MST10:19 AM EST19:19 UAE17:1911:19 ET10:19 AM CT14:19 - Irving is coming back to the court after missing three games with a sprained right ankle. Irving had his ankle stepped on by teammate Anderson Varejao in practice early last week and didn't play in Brazil when Cleveland faced the Miami Heat.
Analysis: Cavs coach David Blatt says Irving will play in Friday's exhibition against Dallas. Blatt says Irving "is raring to go, and that's good." Blatt isn't worried about Irving's conditioning because he played this summer with USA basketball.
|July 10 12:14 PM PT1:14 PM MT2:14 PM CT3:14 PM ET19:14 GMT3:14 12:14 PM MST2:14 PM EST23:14 UAE21:1415:14 ET2:14 PM CT18:14 - As they await a decision from free agent LeBron James, the Cavaliers have announced that Irving has signed his contract extension.
Analysis: The Cavs reached an agreement with Irving on a five-year, $90 million extension last week in the first hours after free agency opened. Irving is now under contract with Cleveland through the 2019-20 season. Irving averaged 20.8 points, 6.1 assists and 3.6 rebounds in 71 games last season, his third with Cleveland. The former No. 1 overall pick was also voted MVP of the NBA's All-Star game.
|July 1 11:03 AM PT12:03 PM MT1:03 PM CT2:03 PM ET18:03 GMT2:03 11:03 AM MST1:03 PM EST22:03 UAE20:0314:03 ET1:03 PM CT17:03 - Shortly after free agency opened Tuesday, the Cavs agreed to terms on a new five-year contract extension with Irving, a deal that locks up the All-Star point guard for six years.
Analysis: Irving's deal, along with the recent hiring of new coach David Blatt and selection of swingman Andrew Wiggins with the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft, has raised the Cavs' profile.