Kyrie Irving Sidelined for Wednesday vs Wizards

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Tonight, the Dallas Mavericks are set to clash with the Washington Wizards in Washington, D.C. In the upcoming match, Kyrie Irving won’t be playing, as indicated by the injury report.

Irving has participated in nine games this season, maintaining an average of 22.3 points, 4.1 rebounds, 6.7 assists, and 1.2 steals per game. His shooting stats include 46.0% from the field and 40.3% from beyond the arc.

Currently standing at 8-3 in the first 11 games, the Mavericks hold the third seed in the Western Conference. Their latest game ended in a defeat against the New Orleans Pelicans with a score of 131-110.

In the recent matchup against the Pelicans, Irving, playing for 26 minutes, contributed 17 points, two rebounds, and six assists. His shooting accuracy was 6/13 from the field and 3/7 from three-point range.

With Irving out for the second half of Dallas’ back-to-back set, Dante Exum, Jaden Hardy, and Tim Hardaway are all potential candidates for expanded roles.

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