Kristian Winfield: Kyrie Irving is back, just when the Nets desperately need him

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New York Daily News

INDIANAPOLIS — The cat is finally out of the bag: Kyrie Irving is going to play. Brooklyn has finally revealed its worst-kept secret: Irving will make his season debut against the Pacers on Wednesday, though head coach Steve Nash remained coy about whether or not his All-Star guard will start in his first game of the season. “He can definitely start,” Nash said at morning shootaround. Nash has a history of bringing star players off the bench in their first game back after a long absence. “We could put him on the bench. We could put him on the starting lineup. I think he’s open to either and it…

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