Kyrie Irving returned to game action on Tuesday night for the Boston Celtics after suffering a facial fracture on Friday night. The star point guard scored 25 points — while wearing a mask — in the Celtics’ 109-102 win over the Brooklyn Nets, which extended Boston’s winning streak to 13 games.
It was “Hoops for Troops” night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, and after the game, Irving gave his game-worn jersey and shoes to soldiers in attendance.
This is awesome:
— NBA (@NBA) November 15, 2017
Very well done. Irving and the Celtics will look to extend their winning streak to 14 games when they host the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night.