The much anticipated first meeting between two of the game's best young point guards may have to be put on hold yet again. Sam Amico is reporting that Cavs rookie Kyrie Irving has an illness and will be a game-time decision tonight when the Chicago Bulls travel to Cleveland to play the Cavaliers.
Cavs' Kyrie Irving (illness) a game-time decision tonight vs. Bulls. Will he ever meet Derrick Rose?— Sam Amico (@SamAmicoFSO) March 2, 2012
When the Bulls beat the Cavs on January 20, Rose missed the game due to injury.
Irving has been fantastic this year in Cleveland and is the probable Rookie of the Year winner. A matchup against the league's reigning MVP is something NBA diehards around the country have been dying to see. It will certainly be a bummer if Irving can't go.