Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving
underwent successful surgery on his broken right hand on Wednesday.
The procedure was performed by Dr. Thomas Graham and Cavs team physician Dr.
Richard Parker, and it was confirmed that Irving is expected to be ready for
training camp in September.
Irving suffered the injury during Saturday morning's summer league practice
when he slapped the padding on the wall at the practice site. X-rays taken at
Spring Valley Hospital in Las Vegas confirmed the fracture to a bone in that
The 20-year-old Duke product averaged 18.5 points and 5.4 assists over 51
games during his rookie campaign with the Cavaliers en route to earning NBA
Rookie of the Year honors.
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