Kyrie Irving, Anthony Davis say they’ll play in All-Star game

Kyrie Irving Celtics Bench
Kyrie Irving watches play from the bench. –AP Photo/Charles Krupa

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Boston’s Kyrie Irving and New Orleans’ Anthony Davis say they both plan to play in Sunday’s All-Star game.

Both have been dealing with injuries lately. Irving has been dealing with a strained right knee for about a week, and Davis left New Orleans’ last game before the All-Star break with a bruised muscle in his left shoulder.

Irving is a starter on Team LeBron, and Davis is one of the reserves on that team.

Irving was definitive, saying he is fine and ready to go. Davis’ tempered his prediction on playing, saying he expects to play but suggesting that it depends on how he feels Sunday.

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