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Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving did not show up in their game against the Philadephia 76ers on Thursday night according to several reports.
The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported that Irving skipped the game due to personal reasons.
Nets star Kyrie Irving will miss tonight's game against the 76ers due to personal reasons.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) January 7, 2021
Joe Vardon added head coach Steve Nash tried to reach out to Irving as he was not informed of the all-star guard’s decision to skip the game.
Steve Nash said he does not know why Kyrie Irving won't play tonight against the Sixers, as in, he is unaware of what KI's personal issue is. Nash said he reached out to Kyrie and did not hear back
— Joe Vardon (@joevardon) January 7, 2021
It was not clear to Nash why Irving opted not to suit up in the game.
The Nets are already without Kevin Durant, who is still under quarantine but is expected to return anytime next week.