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Report: Kyrie Irving to miss seventh straight game on Monday

NBA: Washington Wizards at Brooklyn Nets

Kyrie Irving won’t play Monday night when the Brooklyn Nets host the Milwaukee Bucks, ESPN reported.

Irving had been listed as questionable. He hasn’t played since Jan. 5 and is working on his conditioning.

The six-time All-Star has missed the past six games — the first five of them for personal reasons. He has yet to play with newly acquired star James Harden.

The Nets are 4-2 without Irving.

In his absence from the team, Irving attended a family birthday party without wearing a mask in violation of the league’s COVID-19 rules and was fined $50,000 by the NBA and penalized more than $800,000 in salary.

Harden had 32 points and a triple-double in his Brooklyn debut on Friday night, and Kevin Durant scored a season-high 42 points.

The Nets play Wednesday and Friday in Cleveland, where Irving began his career and played from 2011-17.

In seven games this season, Irving is averaging 27.1 points, 6.1 assists and 5.3 rebounds per game.

–Field Level Media