Is Kyrie Irving playing tonight? Injury updates for Mavericks vs Warriors on March 22
By Tyler Watts
Dallas Mavericks star Kyrie Irving re-injured his foot in Monday’s game, and it should be the team’s biggest concern at the moment. Luka Doncic has missed five straight games with a thigh injury, but he is nearing a return. This injury caused Kyrie to miss three games before playing in two straight. If it sidelines the eight-time All-Star again, it could be an extended absence with not much time left in the regular season.
The Mavericks have their biggest game of the year on Wednesday night as the defending champion Golden State Warriors visit Dallas. Golden State is currently sixth in the Western Conference, but just 0.5 games up on the Mavs. The season series between the two sides is tied at one game apiece, and the winner on March 22 takes that all-important tiebreaker as well.
Will Kyrie Irving play on Wednesday night? Is Luka Doncic healthy enough to return? Here is a look at the Dallas Mavericks injury report heading into this playoff rematch.
Will Kyrie Irving play in Dallas Mavericks vs Golden State Warriors on March 22?
Irving is listed as questionable with right foot soreness before being ruled out about 90 minutes before tipoff. Kyrie re-injuring that foot will likely cause him to miss a few games.
Dallas Mavericks' full injury report vs Golden State Warriors on March 22
Luka Doncic (thigh) and Markieff Morris (knee) will play against the Warriors both have missed multiple games. Tim Hardaway Jr. (illness) was ruled out about 90 minutes before tipoff.
Andrew Wiggins (personal), Gary Payton II (adductor), Ryan Rollins (foot), and Andre Iguodala (wrist) are all out for Golden State. The Warriors listed Draymond Green (wrist) and Kevon Looney (back) as probable and both are expected to play in Dallas.
Kyrie Irving's injury history
Irving has missed four of his first 17 games with the Mavericks, and 17 total this season, including being suspended for eight during his time in Brooklyn. He has played through this foot injury, but that could be difficult after making things worse on Monday night.
Will Kyrie Irving pair with Luka Doncic tonight?
Luka Doncic will return after missing five straight games, but Kyrie will be one on the sidelines on March 22 against the defending champs. Can number 77 lead the Mavericks to an crucial win? Tune in to find out.
Dallas Mavericks' next 5 opponents
The Mavericks start a quick two-game homestand on March 22 before heading to the east coast for five games. They only have ten contests left in the regular season, and they are split evenly between home and road. With the standings so bunched in the Western Conference, Dallas needs every win.
Here is a closer look at their next five games after Wednesday’s showdown against the defending champs.
Friday, March 24 vs Charlotte Hornets at 7:30 p.m. CT
Sunday, March 26 at Charlotte Hornets at 12:00 p.m. CT
Monday, March 27 at Indiana Pacers at 6:00 p.m. CT
Wednesday, March 29 at Philadelphia 76ers at 6:30 p.m. CT
Saturday, April 1 at Miami Heat at 6:30 p.m. CT