Nets guard Kyrie Irving out for game vs. Bulls with shoulder injury

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving (11) looks away after his team was whistled for a foul late in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in Detroit. (Duane Burleson/AP)

CHICAGO — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving will miss the team’s road game against the Chicago Bulls because of a shoulder injury.

The team made the announcement before the game on Saturday night.

Irving had 17 points and nine assists at Denver on Thursday after being listed as questionable before the game.

Irving is sixth in the NBA in scoring average at 28.5 points.

It’s the first game the six-time All-Star has missed this season.

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