Kyrie Irving out vs Sixers; sore shoulder (video)

Kyrie Irving will sit out game due to shoulder soreness.

(Boston, MA 01/16/18) Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving #11 passes the ball past New Orleans Pelicans guard Rajon Rondo #9 during the first quarter of their game at the TD Garden. Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Staff photo by John Wilcox.

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Kyrie Irving will not play Thursday night vs the Philadelphia 76ers. The Boston Celtics are looking to bounce back from a tough loss in OT vs New Orleans Pelicans, Tuesday night.

Kyrie was available to the media, prior to tip off Thursday. Irving told said that resting his shoulder is precautionary and not expected to be a lingering concern.

Joel Embiid will also sit-out tonight’s game.

Stay tuned to CLNS Media for pre game pressers.