January 18 News Nets coach Jacques Vaughn accepted an interview before today’s game.
Regarding Kyrie Irving, who was absent in this game due to injury, Vaughn said that he is observing his status every day, “I hope this is a short-term problem.”
When asked about Irving’s chances of playing in the next road game against the Suns, Vaughn said: “Yeah, hopefully he can play. That’s definitely our expectation. After the day, some treatment, hopefully he can be ready to play.
Game against the Suns. Exactly.”
Vaughn said Seth Curry will start in Irving’s place.
The Nets will challenge the Spurs away at 9:00.