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Glen Davis taunts Kyrie Irving’s ankle injury: “that’s the same ankle [he] stomped on lucky with.”

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Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving suffered an ankle injury in his team’s Sunday afternoon loss against the Milwaukee Bucks. Former Celtics forward Glen Davis chimed in on social media, citing another incident involving Kyrie.

Davis commented, “that’s the same ankle stomp on lucky.” The comment from Glen Davis harkens back to something Kyrie Irving did after a game against the Boston Celtics earlier in the playoffs. He stomped on the Celtics logo (nicknamed “Lucky”) before exiting a game four win. This action from Kyrie angered many fans and former Celtics veterans, including Davis.

The original comments from “Big Baby” elicited a reaction from Irving’s teammate, Kevin Durant. Unfortunately, this new development adds another chapter to Kyrie Irving’s tattered history with the Celtics franchise.

Kyrie Irving’s injury occurred midway through the second quarter of Brooklyn’s game four loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. He would not return to play for the rest of the game. He finished with 11 points, five rebounds, and two assists in 17 minutes.

Milwaukee went on to win the game, tying the best-of-seven series at two games apiece. Game five is set for Tuesday night with the series lead in the balance.

At this point, Irving’s status for game five against the Bucks remains in question. However, Nets head coach Steve Nash has stated that the x-ray results came back negative, a good sign for Irving and his team.

Should he miss time due to this latest injury, it would mark the third time in his playoff career. In 2015, Kyrie was in and out of the Cleveland Cavaliers lineup because of lingering knee issues. Eventually, Irving suffered a broken kneecap in game one of that year’s NBA finals, which ended his season.

In 2018, a knee infection forced him to have season-ending surgery right before the postseason. Here’s hoping that Kyrie makes a speedy recovery and returns to the Nets lineup soon.

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