Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant exited Sunday’s sport against the Miami Heat within the first quarter with a left thigh contusion and didn’t return.
According to Marc Stein of The New York Times, the harm will maintain Durant sidelined for Wednesday’s sport against Toronto Raptors.
The 32-year-old suffered the harm after getting twisted up with Miami’s Trevor Ariza as he was driving to the basket for a layup. He was enjoying in his fifth sport since coming back from a hamstring harm that sidelined him for almost two months.
Durant has been considered one of Brooklyn’s finest gamers this season, averaging 27.3 factors, 6.7 rebounds and 5.2 assists per sport whereas taking pictures 54.3% from the sphere and 46.2% from deep.
The Nets are second within the Eastern Conference with a 39-19 report and a half-game again of the first-place Philadelphia 76ers. It’ll be troublesome for Brooklyn to eclipse Philadelphia for the highest spot within the East with out Durant however not inconceivable.
The Nets are additionally with out James Harden, who’s out indefinitely with a hamstring pressure.