NBA News: Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving going to be a dad

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Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers has filed court documents in texas, stating he impregnated 2010 Miss Texas United States Andrea Wilson. Reuters/Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Cleveland Cavaliers All-star point guard Kyrie Irving believes he is going to be a father, after the NBA star filed court documents in Texas, stating he impregnated 2010 Miss Texas United States Andrea Wilson.

According to TMZ, Irving, who is currently recovering from a knee surgery, is asking for a paternity test from a court in Texas to make it official that he is going to be the father of the child Wilson is carrying. The report also revealed that the two have been close since 2013 but are now separated, based from the court documents filed by the three-time NBA All-star.

The documents show that Irving wants to step up and cover everything the child needs, including medical care. However, the Australia-born point guard wants Wilson to raise the child in Texas, where the beauty queen resides with her extended family.

Irving is expected to return for the Cavs in January next year, but his inclusion in the team’s training camp, which starts on Sept. 29, suggests he may be ready to join Lebron James and company on Christmas day. Irving fractured his knee during Game 1 of the NBA Finals against Golden State Warriors in June.

Irving has remained coy about his timetable for getting back on the court and what he will do in the Cavs’ training camp, but the 6-foot-3 guard admitted he is “progressing in the right way.”

“Obviously, it was a terrible injury but thank God I had the summer to start rehabbing and I’m definitely progressing in the right way,” Irving said, The National reports. “Whatever my timeline is, it’ll be for the betterment of the team and for us to also compete for a world championship at the end of the season.”

Irving averaged 12.7 points and 5.2 assists for the Cavs last season. He posted 19.0 points and 3.8 assists per game during the playoffs, but only played a total of 13 games.

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