Who wore it best? NBA stars in masks

Kyrie prefers a clear mask for vision on the court (1:30)

Kyrie Irving describes why he prefers wearing a clear mask over a black mask for passing to teammates. (1:30)

After suffering a facial fracture Friday and missing action on Sunday, Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving returned to the court Tuesday night against the Brooklyn Nets.

Yup, Kyrie is back in the mask.

Irving, who wore one in December 2012 while with the Cleveland Cavaliers, is the latest in a long line of players who have donned the protective hardware on the court. Here's a look at some notable NBA stars who have rocked the mask: