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Kyrie Irving says he’s good after leaving Team USA win with injury


US guard Kyrie Irving lies on the ground after being injured during the 2014 FIBA World basketball championships group C match Ukraine vs USA at the Bizkaia Arena in Bilbao on September 4, 2014. AFP PHOTO / RAFA RIVAS (Photo credit should read RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

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Update: Irving says he’s fine

Kyrie Irving left Team USA’s win over Ukraine due to an injury suffered with just more than a minute left.

Late in the American’s 95-71 win, a game played after they’d already clinched first place in their group, Irving drove to the basket, had his shot blocked and fell hard on his back. He writhed in pain on the court, clutching his back side for a moment before trainers reached him.

Irving was helped up and and away from the court area. He limped off while holding the left side of his back.

The Cavaliers point guard scored 11 points and led Team USA with six assists and four steals.