Kevin Durant Injury Update: The Nets star was ruled out after suffering thigh contamination
Injury errors continue to bite network star Kevin Durant.
In the first quarter of the game between Brooklyn and Miami on Sunday, Durant suffered and left his thigh contamination was excluded for the remaining competitions. Durant’s thigh was in contact with Trevor Ariza’s knee in the basket, leaving the star in excruciating pain 11 times.
Durant eventually left the game and was seen talking to a coach on the sidelines. He was injured in the locker room, and the networks later announced that he would not return.
In just four minutes of action, Durant scored eight points from a 3-for-3 shot. Entering Sunday’s game, he averaged 28.1 points, 7.0 rebounds and 5.4 assists from 53.9% and 45.4% of the field in 3 points, respectively.
The 32-year-old has struggled with injury issues during the 2020-21 season, mostly losing nearly two months with hamstring strain.
“We’re used to it now,” Net coach Steve Nash said In an interview with ESPN’s Israel Gutierrez. “They’ve thrown a lot at us, different lineups. We’re really missing Kevin, but this year we’ve been able to undo and adapt, and the other guys will have a chance.”
Brooklyn was already missing James Harden, who is dealing with his hamstring problem and has not played since April 5th. Nets ’“ Big Three ”Durant, Harden and Kyrie Irving have played only seven games in total this season together.