Kyrie Irving injury news sends NBA Twitter into a panic

Twitter was ablaze in the immediate aftermath of the news Celtics All-Star Kyrie Irving would miss the rest of the regular season and the playoffs after undergoing another knee surgery.

Plenty of NBA and Celtics fans were surprised and saddened by the news:

While others took a more, lighthearted approach to the news:

Irving himself wrote an emotional Instagram post after the news broke, taking fans through everything he was feeling:

Hopefully, Irving makes a full recovery in four-to-five months so we can see more of his signature awesomeness next season.

Kyrie Irving won’t play for the Celtics again this season. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)