For the second time this season, fans will be deprived of a Derrick Rose vs. Kyrie Irving matchup at point guard; Irving will miss Friday night's game with an illness, according to the Cavs.
Kyrie Irving is out tonight according to Cavs PR— Nick Friedell (@ESPNChiBulls) March 2, 2012
In the first game between these two teams, back on Jan. 20, it was Rose who was out of action because of injury. The Bulls won the game handily anyway, 114-75, and Kyrie Irving was not a huge factor for Cleveland in defeat -- he finished with 13 points on 5-11 shooting.
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