Kyrie Irving Exits Game After Elbow To Head

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving

The point guard left the court with a towel over his face after getting the worst of a collision with Baynes' elbow.

Terry Rozier had 15 points seven rebounds and four assists, Marcus Morris had 14 and seven rebounds and Jaylen Brown scored 10 points and had 13 rebounds.

Irving took a hard shot from teammate Aron Baynes as Baynes was defending Kemba Walker, who was driving to the basket. Irving was bleeding from the nose as he was escorted back to the locker room. According to the Celtics, Irving is being monitored for possible concussion symptoms. Russell Westbrook had 22 points.

The Celtics extended their win streak to 11 games.

It was George's highest points total since joining the Thunder in an offseason trade. Simmons is averaging 17.8 points, 9.4 rebounds and 7.8 assists per game, and he already has seven double-doubles and two triple-doubles. Former Patriots QB Drew Bledsoe was at the game.

Thaddeus Young chipped in 13 points for in (6-7), which won for the first time since November 1.

Antetokounmpo elevated to the rim for a series of layups and dunks in shooting 12 or 24. Andre Drummond had 16 points, 20 rebounds and a career-high seven assists for Detroit. Bobby Portis, playing his second game since returning from an eight-game suspension, scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds off the bench to lead Chicago, which lost its third straight. Detroit (9-3) is off to its best start since 2005-06, when the Pistons went 10-2 to begin the season and ended up winning 64 games. Ish Smith led Pistons reserves with 17 points and five assists. At 2-10, the Hawks have the worst record in the Eastern Conference.

Aaron Gordon scored 22 points, Nikola Vucevic had 19 and Orlando blew open a see-saw game early in the fourth quarter to beat slumping Phoenix. Avery Bradley supplied 20 points and Tobias Harris contributed 16 points and eight rebounds.

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