Kevin Durant is again for the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday towards Phoenix after lacking 3 video games with a bruised left thigh.
Durant used to be harm final Sunday towards Miami. Trainer Steve Nash stated the Nets would cross in with the function of taking part in the All-Famous person ahead fewer than 30 mins towards the Suns.
“He may pop out flying, he may combat together with his rhythm,” Nash stated. “A very powerful factor is that he will get his legs beneath him and begins to construct his well being again and this night’s step one in that.”
Durant has performed in simply 5 of the former 32 video games. In his first season again after lacking all of final season whilst improving from a ruptured Achilles tendon, he has been restricted to simply 24 video games as a result of accidents and COVID-19 well being and protection protocols.
The Nets have 12 video games final, together with 3 units of back-to-backs. Nash stated his desire stays that Durant does not play in each video games in the ones eventualities, so it is not likely Durant performs in each and every recreation ahead of the playoffs even though he stays wholesome.
“We’re clearly acutely aware of how little basketball he’s performed within the large image the final couple of years, so the function for us is to verify he will get to the playoffs wholesome,” Nash stated. “However 2nd to this is in excellent form as neatly, so there’s a stability to be struck.”
Durant is averaging a team-high 27.Three issues.